Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X
June 2, 2022, 6:19 a.m.
above all (mainly, chiefly প্রধানত) Rabindranath is above all a cosmopolitan (উদার, বিশ্বজনীন) personality (ব্যক্তিত্ব)
above board (bonafide, honest and open, স্পষ্ট ও সৎ) His remarks (মন্তব্য) are above board, I think.
acid test (ordeal, অগ্নি পরীক্ষা) Everyone must succeed in the acid test of the time he lives in.
according as (just as, অনুরুপ) Workers should be paid according as they need.
ABC (elementary things— প্রাথমিক জিনিস) He does not know the ABC of science.
a bed of roses (a comfortable situation - সুখকর অবস্থা, n) Life is not a bed of roses.
a black sheep (a bad person - কুলঙ্গার) There is a black sheep in our club.
above one's station (beyond one's ability etc.- পদমর্যাদার বাইরে adv.) He will try his best but the post is above his station.
above one's means (beyond one's income- আয়ের অধিক -adv.) A scrupulous (বিবেচক) person does not live above his/her means.
above water (not to be unsuccessful— অকৃতকার্য না হওয়া- adv.) He tried to keep his head above water.
after all (in spite of all remarks to the contrary — সব কথার পরেও— adv.) Life is after all a benediction ( আশীর্বাদ).
all along (all the time - সব সময়- adv.) He was present in the meeting all along.
all but (almost, about — প্রায় adv.) He is all but ruined. The work is all but finished.
all in all (self-sufficient- সর্বেসর্বা, powerful-adv.) Nobody is all in all nowadays.
all in (exhausted, tired - পরিশান্ত -adj.) I was all in after the meeting.
all and sundry (all people- সবাই -n) He invited all and sundry to his father's funeral (অন্ত্যোষ্টিক্রিয়া).
all at once (suddenly- হঠাৎ-adv.) All at once the crazy (পাগল) ma shouted to the top of his voice.
all for (কথ্য : favourable-অনুকূলে, অত্যন্ত আগ্রহী-adj.) He was all for going to the picnic.
all one to (একই কথাম কিছু আসে যায় না) It is all one to me whether he helps me or not.
all out (সর্বশক্তি প্রয়োগে) The government has made its all efforts to remove illiteracy (নিরক্ষরতা) from the country.
all over (everywhere - সবত্র -adv.) The dog is found all over the world.
all the same (same, making no difference-একই কথা) It is all the same to me whether he comes or not.
all of (on) a sudden (suddenly-হঠাৎ-adv.) All of (on) a sudden the was collapsed (ধ্বসে পড়ল), and the cat ran away.
all up with (thoroughly demoralized- পুরোপুরি, হতাশ, সব আশা শেষ) It is all up with the patient.
all over with (সর্বস্বান্ত) It is all over with the old man.
all the same (despite- সত্ত্বেও) He is a rich man; all the same he is not happy.
all there (কথ্য: সম্পূর্ণ সুস্থমস্তিষ্ক - adj.) Today she is over sixty; yea she is all there
advanced in life (aged, old- বৃদ্ধ -adj.) Though he is not much advance in life, he is experienced.
again and again (frequently— বারবার —adv.) If any problem seems hard to you, you should think over it again and again.
against the grain (অনিচ্ছায়-beyond one's willingness - adv.) He agreed with her to the proposal (প্রস্তাব) against the grain.
against the rainy day (to use during the bad times-দুর্যোগ মোকাবেলা করতে Adv.) Wise men try to lay by something against the rainy day.
add fuel to the flame (ইন্ধন যোগান V) This news will only add fuel to the flame of the misunderstanding.
a host in oneself (self-sufficient person– একাই একশ -n.) He is a host in himself and does not need help.
a man of letters (a learned man- বিদ্বান ব্যক্তি - n.) Dr. Muhamma Shahidullah was a man of letters.
a man of word (এক কথার লোক -n.) My uncle is a man of word.
a man of parts (গুণী ব্যক্তি, expert - n.) Her husband is a man of parts.
apple of one's eye (beloved- চোখের মনি, নয়নের নিধি -n.) Biva is the apple of her mother's eye.