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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.