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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.