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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.