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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • কোনক্রমেই না - By no means
  • চিরদিনের বন্ধু - BF : Best friend(s) forever
  • আমি কামনা করছি তুমি সবসময় বিজয়ী হও - I wish you to be a winner
  • কি দারুণ মতামত! ধারণা। - What an idea!
  • চিঠিটি পড়ে শোনাও - Read out the letter to me
  • পড়াতে-পড়াতে বুড়ো হয়ে গেলাম - I am grown old in teaching