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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • আমি এখন উঠছি (হোটেলে থাকার জন্য) - I am checking in
  • তুমি এটা নিতে পারো - You may take this
  • তোমার জন্য অপেক্ষা করছি - Waiting for you
  • তুমি আর কি পছন্দ কর? - Whatever else do you like?
  • আমি তাকে চোর বলে জানি - I knew him to be a thief
  • আমি কি আমার খাবার বিলটা পেতে পারি? - Can I have my bill?