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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.