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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.