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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • He ate both rice and bread - সে ভাতও খেল, রুটিও খেল
  • The Prime Minister was besieged by the journalists. - সাংবাদিকগণ প্রধান মন্ত্রীকে ছাঁকিয়া ধরিল
  • An honest man is respected everywhere - সৎলোক সর্বত্রই সম্মানিত
  • Now there are cases of fever in every family - আজকাল ঘরে-ঘরে জ্বর
  • The cold weather was about to disappear but did not - শীত যাই যাই করেও যাইল না
  • He is at bottom of all these things; It is he who is pulling the wires from behind. - সে-ই তলে তলে সব করাচ্ছে