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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.