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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.