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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.