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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.