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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • অসাধারণ! - Smashing!
  • ও সব বাজে কথা - That's all nonsense
  • আপনি কোথায় লুকিয়ে আছেন - Where have you been hiding?
  • আপনি কি আমাকে একটা পেন্সিল দিতে পারবেন? - Will you hand me a pencil?
  • আঙ্গুর ফল টক - Grapes are sour
  • এটা খুবই ভালো ছিল (কৌতুক / যুক্তি)! - That’s a good one!