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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.