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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • As soon as I heard the news i went to seen him - খবর শুনে আমি তাকে দেখতে গেলাম
  • The girl was run over before our eyes - দেখতে-দেখতে মেয়েটি চাপা পড়ল
  • He is boiling over or simmering with rage - সে রাগে গস-গস করছে
  • Will there be anything else? - আর কি কিছু আছে?
  • Why do you hum and haw? - আমতা-আমতা কর কেন?
  • I did not say this - আমি একথা বলিনি