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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )