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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.