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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.