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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.