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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.