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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • মাছটি ধড়ফড় করছে - The fish is gasping for breath
  • এটা আল্লাহর অশেষ কৃপা - It’s very kind of Allah
  • চারদিকে চোখ রেখে চলবে - While going on the street, you should have all your eyes about you
  • জি আচ্ছা/ ঠিক আছে। - It’s all right/ all right.
  • ছেলেটি তার চোখের মনি - The child is the apple of his eye
  • অন্য দিকে... - On the other hand...