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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.