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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.