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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family