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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.