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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • লেগে থাক, তুমি জিতবে - Keep stay, you will win
  • আপনি কয়দিন আমাদের এখানে থাকতে চাচ্ছেন? - How long will you be staying with us?
  • আমরা এই বিষয়টার উপর শেষে / একটু পরে আলোকপাত করতে পারি - Perhaps we can look at that point at the end / a little later
  • হ্যালো! - Hello!
  • কেমন যাচ্ছে? - How’s it going?
  • সব বাজে কথা! - That’s all nonsense!