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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • আমি এখানেই বাস করি। - I live nearby here.
  • তার আনন্দ আর ধরে না - His joy knows no bound. / He is beside himself with joy
  • তুমি কোন সাহসে আমার ফোন ধরলে - How dare you touch my phone
  • আমি এটা না করে পারলাম না - I could not but do it
  • এক কাপ চা খান, প্লিজ - Have a cup of tea, Please
  • আমরাও সেখানে ছিলাম - We too were there