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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.