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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.