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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • I could not help laughing - আমি না হেসে থাকতে পারলাম না
  • Is there anything cheaper? - এর চেয়ে সস্তা কিছু আছে?
  • The game ended in a draw - খেলাটা সমান সমান হল
  • He is as good as his word - তার যে কথা সে কাজ
  • I believe him to be innocent - আমি তাকে নির্দোষ বলে বিশ্বাস করি
  • Don not play while you are reading - পড়তে-পড়তে খেল না