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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.