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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • He may go wherever he likes - তার যেখানে ইচছা সেখানে যেতে পারে
  • Who stood security for him? - তার জামিন ছিল কে?
  • I will have my own way - আমি আমার ইচ্ছা মতই চলিব
  • I feel very lonely - বড় একা-একা লাগছে
  • Are you going tomorrow, isn't it? - তুমি কাল যাচ্ছ তো?
  • From that day forward - সেই দিন অবধি