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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.

Bangla to English Expressions (Translations):

  • জি আচ্ছা/ ঠিক আছে। - It’s all right/ all right.
  • অতিথিরা আসুক, তারপর আমরা খেতে যাব - Let the guests come first and we shall then sit down to dinner
  • তিনি কি ধরনের মানুষ? - What kind of man is she?
  • এই গ্রামে একটি মসজিদ আছে - There is a mosque in this village
  • শক্ত মাংস আমি খেতে পারি না - I cannot eat rough meat
  • আমি ম্যানেজারের নিকট পদটির জন্য আবেদন করেছিলাম - I applied to the manager for the post