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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.