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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • আপনি কয়দিন আমাদের এখানে থাকতে চাচ্ছেন? - How long will you be staying with us?
  • যোগ্যতা থাকা সত্ত্বেও সে চাকরিটা পেল না - In spite of his having all the qualification, he did not get a job. / He had all the qualification. Yet he did not get a job. / In spite of having merits, the boy couldn’t pass
  • আমি কি তোমায় সাহায্য করতে পারি? - May I help you?
  • ম্যাকডোনাল্ডস’এ আপানাকে স্বাগতম। আমি কি আপনার অর্ডারটা (খাবারের অর্ডার) নিতে পারি? - Welcome to McDonald's. May I take your order?
  • পঞ্চাশ হাজার টাকা তো অনেক টাকা - Fifty thousand taka is a large sum
  • হাঁ, রাস্তার ঠিক অপর পাশেই একটা দোকান আছে - Yeah. There's one right across the street