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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.