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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • Flower is beautiful to look at - ফুল দেখতে সুন্দর
  • An honest man is respected everywhere - সৎলোক সর্বত্রই সম্মানিত
  • The earth moves around the sun, the moon the earth - পৃথিবী সূর্যের চারদিকে ঘোরে, চন্দ্র পৃথিবীর
  • Obey your parents - বাবা মায়ের কথা শুনবে
  • When the cat away, the mice will play - বিড়াল না থাকলে ইঁদুর খেলা করে
  • Answer to the point - ঠিক ঠিক উত্তর দাও