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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.