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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.