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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.