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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.