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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.