Phrases and Idioms

Phrases and Idioms

– A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) :Many people think that life is a bed of roses

– Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) :We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.

– All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) :All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.

– As it were ( যেন ) :The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.

– At all ( আদৌ ) :He does not know French at all.

– Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) :The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.

– Come off with flying colors ( জয়লাভ করা ):Our School team came off with flying colors.

– Curry favor ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) :He knows how to curry favor with officers.

– Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) :Why do you fight shy of your teacher.

– Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) :An advocate should have the gift of the gab.

– In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) :They committed this murder in cold blood.

– In fine ( পরিশেষ ) :In fine he declared his plan.

– In force ( বলবৎ, কার্যকর ) :This law is in force now.

– Out of order ( বিকল ) :This car is out of order.

– Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) :He is not yet out of the wood.

– Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) :Discipline is part and parcel of administration.

– Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) :He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.

– Stone’s throw ( অতি নিকটে ) :Our school is at a stone’s throw form our house.

– A piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) :This assignment is a piece of cake.

– Till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) :I could play outside till the cows come home.

– By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) :People in our village are by and large farmers.


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