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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • আজকে বৈঠকের আলোচ্যসূচি এই যে... - Here is the agenda for the meeting…
  • টমের কথা (পরামর্শ) শুনো - Get Tom's advice
  • বিদায় - GB: Goodbye
  • কল করার জন্য ধন্যবাদ - Thank you for calling
  • ফ্যানটা ছাড়লে/ বন্ধ করেলে ভালই হয়। - We had better turn that fan on/ off.
  • পানিই যথেষ্ট - Water will be fine