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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.