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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.