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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • ৩টা বেজে ৩ মিনিট - It is three minutes past three
  • আপনি এটা আপনার হাতের ডান দিকে দেখতে পাবেন - You will see it on your right hand side
  • সে আমার কাছ থেকে বিদায় নিল - He took leave of me
  • কি ঝামেলা! - How add/ what a mess!
  • মঙ্গলবারে হবে আপনার? - Would Tuesday suit you?
  • কি গোলমালই যে তুমি কর - What a fuss you make.