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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.