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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )