"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.