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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.