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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.