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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • এতো বকবক করছো কেন? - Why are you nattering?
  • তুমি এলেই হল - It will be quite enough if you come
  • করিম বাজারের দিকে যাচ্ছে - Korim is going towards the market
  • চা এত বেশী গরম যে পান করা যায় না - The tea is too hot to drink
  • এটি কি একেবারে সঠিক নাম / নাম্বার? - Is that definitely the right name/number?
  • আমি আনন্দিত হবো (সাহায্য করতে পারলে) - It would be my pleasure