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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • তুমি কখন আহার কর? - When do you take your meals?
  • ও কিছু না/ দুঃচিন্তা করো না। - Not to worry/ Don’t worry.
  • হ্যাঁ এটা এরকমই। - It is so.
  • জন ব্রাউন বলছি - This is John Brown speaking
  • তিনি আর নেই - He is no more (dead)
  • ভোর হয়-হয় এমন সময় ট্রেন ছাড়ল - The train started as the day was breaking