"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • Me too - আমিও
  • How could you say that? - কিভাবে একথা বলতে পারলে?
  • Could you take me to his house? - আমাকে তার বাড়িতে নিয়ে যেতে পারবেন?
  • The cold weather was about to disappear but did not - শীত যাই যাই করেও যাইল না
  • He is making faces at you. - সে তোমাকে দেখে দাঁত খিচুচ্ছে
  • There is nothing which I cannot give you. - তোমাকে আমার অদেয় কিছুই নেই