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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.