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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist