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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.