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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.