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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • একটি বিগ ম্যাক এবং একটি ছোট কোক। আর কিছু? - One Big Mac and one small coke. Will that be all?
  • বেলা পড়ে এসেছে - The day has drawn to a close
  • তুমি কোন সাহসে এ কাজ কর! - How dare you do so
  • এটা আজকের দিনের শ্রেষ্ট বানী। - It’s the quote of the day.
  • দয়া করে এখন আসুন। - Please be here.
  • তোমার সাথে পরে কথা বলছি - Talk to you later