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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • He has lost his appetite by overeating himself - খেয়ে-খেয়ে তার খিদে মরে গেছে
  • The girl began to shake like a reed - মেয়েটি থর-থর করে কাঁপতে লাগল
  • Feed the young boys - ছোট ছোট ছেলেদের খেতে দাও
  • He is at bottom of all these things; It is he who is pulling the wires from behind. - সে-ই তলে তলে সব করাচ্ছে
  • The more I work , the more joyous I feel - যত বেশি কাজ করি, তত বেশি আনন্দ পাই
  • Ding dong goes the bell - ঢং-ঢং ঘন্টা বাজল