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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • মুখোমুখি - F2F: Face-to-face
  • খোলাখুলি ভাবে বলা যায় - To be frank
  • আপনি কখন দোকান খোলেন সকালবেলা? - What time do you open in the morning?
  • আমি কি তোমাকে সাহায্য করতে পারি? - Can I help you?
  • মূল্য পরিশোধের স্থান কোথায়? - Where is the check-out?
  • আমি আপনার চিঠি যথাসময়ে পেয়েছি - I’ve got your letter in time