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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.

Idioms:

  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.