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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.