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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.