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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.