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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.