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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.