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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.