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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )