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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake