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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.