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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )