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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.