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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.