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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • আর না অনেক হয়েছে - No more, we have enough of it
  • বসে-বসে আর ভাল লাগে না - I am sick of sitting idle
  • সিঙ্গেল কিং সাইজ (একজন শোয়ার জন্য) খাটে হবে? - Will a single king size bed be ok?
  • সে বিজ্ঞানের ক-খ জানে না - He does not know the rudiments or A. B. C. of science
  • আল্লাহ্‌, আমার জ্ঞান বৃদ্ধি করে দাও - Lord, increase my knowledge
  • হিসাব করে কথা বল। - Talk with counting.