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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • রাজা ও ভিখরী উভয়েই মরনশীল - The king as well as the beggar is mortal
  • বিদায় - GB: Goodbye
  • নিজে নিজে করো! - Help yourself!
  • সে ভেবে ভেবে দড়ি হয়েছে - He has been reduced to a skeleton through anxiety ; He has worn himself out by worries
  • আমি কি আপনাকে একটা ড্রিংক (পানীয়) দিবো? - Can I get you a drink?
  • আমি তোমার সুখ কামনা করছি - I wish you happiness