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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.