Translation : Bengali to English
♦জীবন পুষ্পশয্যা নয় = Life is not a bed of roses.
♦এক মাঘে শীত যায় না = One swallow does not make a summer.
♦অতি ভক্তি চোরের লক্ষণ = Too much courtesy, too much craft.
♦আমি তাকে দু বছর যাবৎ চিনি = I have known her for two years.
♦শব্দটি কেটে দাও = Pen through the word.
♦মেয়েটিকে আমি পথের পাশে ফুল বিক্রি করতে দেখেছিলাম = I saw the girl beside the road to sell the flowers.
♦তেল পানিতে ভাসে = Oil floats on water.
♦সে গতকাল বাড়ি এসেছে = He came home yesterday.
♦পেয়ালাতে অল্প দুধ আছে = There is a little milk in the cup.
♦ফেন দিয়ে ভাত খায়, গল্প করে দই = Big boast, small roast.
♦মোস্তারীরা চার বোন = Mostari has three sisters.
লোকটির মরমর অবস্থা = The man is about to die.
দুইটা বাজতে দশ মিনিট বাকি = Is is ten to two.
কেটলিতে পানি টগবগ করছে = The water is simmering in the kettle.
আমি তাকে দিয়ে কাজটি করালাম = I made him do the work.
Transformation of Sentences :
♦(Compound) : Read attentively and you will pass
(Complex) : If you read attentively, you will pass.
♦(Compound) :Ashraful alam who is a Chairman is Honest
(Simple) :Ashraful Alam a chairman is honest.
♦(Simple) :She was too busy, to meet him.
(Compound) : She was very busy and she could not meet him.
♦(Simple) : He was simple inspite of his having much money.
(Complex) : He was simple although he had much money.
♦(Complex) : When he found me, he acted crazy.
(Compound) : He found me and he acted crazy.
♦(Compound) : The lady guest not only ate caviare but also drank coffee.
(Simple) : Besides eating caviare, the lady drank coffee.
♦(Complex) : I saw a bird which was flying in the sky.
(Compound) : I saw a bird and it was flying in the sky.
♦(Affirmative) : Jim was only twenty two.
(Negative) : Jim was not more than twenty two.
♦(Assertive) : It is a very beautiful garden.
(Exclamatory) : What a beautiful garden it is !
♦(Assertive) : They did not play football yesterday.
(Interrogative) : Did they play football yesterday?
Idioms and Pharaes
♦A bird brain = ALMOST.
♦Vice-versa = THE TERMS BEING EXCHANGED.
♦Rahim looks after his father = VERBAL PHARASE.
♦He beat the dog Black and Blue = ADVERBIAL PHRASE.
♦To be in abeyance = IN SUSPENCE.
♦He worked in the teeth of all dangers = PREPOSOTIONTIAL PHARASE.
♦Black and Blue = MERCILESSLY.
♦Culpable homicide = MURDER.
♦A stones throw = AT A SHORT DISTANCE.
♦The girl In White is my Sister = ADJECTIVE PHRASE.
♦Went down = COLLAPSED.
♦To blow hot and cold = TO BE INCONSISTENT.
♦Salt if LIfe = VALUABLE THINGS.
♦Prior to = BEFORE.
♦Let things Slide = IGNORE.
♦A `Bad egg’ = A PERSON WHO CAN’T CREATE ANYTHING.
♦By hook or by cook = At any cost.
♦Once in a Blue moon = Very rarely.
♦End in Smoke = Come to nothing.
♦Dark Horse = A Person about whose past is nothing is known.
♦To Push somebody to the wall = To defit him.
♦To have full hands = To be fully occupied.
♦Read between the lines = Read carefully to findout any hidden meaning.
♦Bring to book means = Rebuke.
♦Tooth and nail = Completely.
♦Heart and Soul = With all energy.
♦Apple of one’s eyes = Extremely Favourite.
♦Take one to task = Rebuke.
♦Bring to pass = Cause to happen.
♦To keep one’s hand = To keep clam.
♦Impair = Weaken.
♦Gori =Blood- Curling.
♦Morose = Depressed.
♦Rabid = Furious.
♦Antagonist = Opponent.
♦Envoy = Ambrassador.
♦Ostentation = Showiness.
♦Dejection = Sadness / Unhappiness.
♦Sundry = Various.
♦Ubiquitous = Omnipresent.
♦Docile = Gentle.
♦Infringe = Transgress.
♦Sanguine = Optimistic.
♦Parsimony = Miserliness.
♦Mirage = Illusion.
♦Huge = Large , Massive.
♦Pathetic = Tragic.
♦Abhor = Hate.
♦Absolute = Complete.
♦Foe = Enemy.
♦Scanty = Meagre.
♦Congenial = Friendly.
♦Scrupulous = Careful.
♦Gallant = Brave.
♦Delude = Deceive.
♦Bigotry = Intolerance.
♦Sagacious = Indicious.
♦Eligible = Suitable.
♦Abortive = Unsuccessful.
♦De facto = In fact.
♦Bonafide = Genuine.
♦Antagonist = Opponent.
♦Altitude = Height.
♦Venerate = Respect.
♦Menacing = Alarming.
♦Altercation = Quarrel.
♦Amicable = Friendly.
♦Emeritus = Retired.
♦Ambiguous = Obscure.
♦Attribute = Feature.
♦Violance = Harmony.
♦Fraudlent = Genuine.
♦Adulterated = Pure.
♦Obscure = Lucid.
♦Honour = Shame.
♦Malignant = Benign.
♦Elegance = Ugliness.
♦Bustle = Calm.
♦Demise = Creation.
♦Assets = Liability.
♦Carnal = Virtuous.
♦Demur = Accept.
♦Fraud = Integrity.
♦Honorary = Salaried.
♦Cease = Start.
♦Ennui = Excitement.
♦Tedious = Refreshing.
♦Appland = Criticise.
♦Severe = Lenient.
♦Expose = Mask.
♦Urbane = Uncouth.
Triumph = Failure.
Delete = Insert.
♦Hybrid = Purebred.
♦Bless = Curse.
♦Antithesis = Similarity.
♦Scanty = Unlimited.
♦Anemic = Bright.
♦Apostate = Follower.
♦Arrogant = Meek.
♦Squander = Save.
Parts of Speech
♦Beautiful (Verb) = Beautify.
♦Oval (Adjective) = Egg.
♦Deer (Plural Form) = Deer.
♦Fish (Singular and Form) = Fish.
♦Honesty= Abstract Noun.
♦Broad (Abstract Form) = Broadness.
♦Few = Indefinite Pronoun.
♦To walk = Gerundial Infinitive.
♦Better = Adverb.
♦Diabetic = Both a NOUN and an ADJECTIVE.
♦Bee (Masculine Gender) = Drone.
♦Horse (Feminine Gender) = Mare.
♦Long (Abstract Noun) = Length.
♦Smoking = Verbal Noun.
♦Swain (Feminine Gender) = Nymph.
♦Either……. or, Neither….. Nor = Alternative Conjunction.