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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.