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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.