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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.