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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.