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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.