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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.