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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • অনেক দিন দেখা হয় না - Long time no see
  • সে পাগলামি করে। - He goes mad.
  • তোমার মন খারপ কেন? - What’s/ bothering you? What’s wrong with you?
  • দেখো আমি তোমার জন্য কি এনেছি! - Look what I have for you!
  • হীরা তাকে মেরে ধুনে দিয়েছে - Hira has beaten him to a mummy
  • আমায় এক কাপ কফি দেওয়া যাবে কী? - Would you give me a cup of tea?