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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.