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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )