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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.