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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.