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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.