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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.