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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.