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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • সেই তো কথা - There is the rub
  • তুমি কোথায়? - Where are you?
  • আপনার কাছে কি রিসিপ্ট আছে? - Do you have the receipt?
  • নিজেকে কি ভাবো তুমি? - What do you think you are?
  • বিপদ কখনও একা আসে না - Misfortune never comes alone
  • শুনে খুশি হলাম - I’m glad to hear that