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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • 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
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.