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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.