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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.