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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • পুণ্যই পুণ্যের পুরষ্কার - Virtue is its own reward
  • আমি না হেসে থাকতে পারলাম না - I could not help laughing
  • দেখা হয়ে ভালো লাগলো - Pleased to meet you
  • আপনি একবারে ঠিক বলেছেন। - You’re absolutely right.
  • তোমার এখানে থাকা চলবে না - You must not stay heare
  • যাই হোক না কেন? - Whatever?