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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.