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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • খবর শুনে আমি তাকে দেখতে গেলাম - As soon as I heard the news i went to seen him
  • আর কে কে তোমার সঙ্গে গিয়েছিল? - Who else accompanied you?
  • তোমাকে আমার বিশেষ কিছু দেখাবার আছে - I have something special to show you
  • ছেলেটির ওপর একটু চোখ রেখো - Please keep an eye on the boy
  • তোমার কথা ঠিক লেগে গেছে - your word has come true
  • তুমি এত দীর্ঘ সময় কোথায় ছিলে ? - Where have you been such a long time ?