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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.