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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )