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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.