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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.