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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )