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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.