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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.