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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.