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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.