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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.