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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.

Idioms:

  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.