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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.