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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • হিসাব করে কথা বল। - Talk with counting.
  • নিজের পায়ে কুড়াল মারা - To dig one’s own grave
  • তুমি কি বুঝতে পারছ? - Do you understand?
  • চলতে থাকবে... - To be continued…
  • যেহেতু সবাই এখানে আছে, আমাদের শুরু করা উচিত এখন - Since everyone is here, we should get started
  • কালই। - Very tomorrow.