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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • বুঝেছি/ বুঝতে পেরেছি। - I got it/ I got your point.
  • তালি দিন। - Put/keep your hands together. Or Get a hand. Or give a big hand.
  • বাম পাশ ধরে ঠিক কোণাতেই এর অবস্থান - It's just right around the corner on the left side
  • আমি এখনও তাকে দেখিনি - I have not yet seen him
  • কি দারুণ চমক! - What a pleasant surprise!
  • পথ দাও তো ভাই - Please make away