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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • 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.