English Phrases with meaning

1000 Common English Phrases With meaning & Example

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English Phrases 

In this list of phrases, you will learn some most important English phrases that would help you to make wonderful sentences. If you can learn these English phrases with meaning, definitely you will be more confident when you speak.

Another important matter is that Native speakers use a huge amount of phrases when they talk to others. For this, we need to learn English phrases as many as possible so that we can understand all the Native Speakers.

Let’s get into the list of English Phrases with meaning;

01. Common English Phrases List (01 – 50)

Abide by মেনে চলা Accept or follow a decision or rule We have to abide by what the court says.
Account for কারন দর্শানো To from the total of something I cannot account for my failure.
Act on ক্ষতি করা Affect The medicine only acts on infected tissue
Act out কাজ করা Express an emotion in your behavior Their anger is acted out in their antisocial behavior
Ache for অবিরাম বেদনা ভোগ করা Want something or someone a lot My partner’s been away for fortnight I am aching for her.
Add on যোগ করা Include in calculation You have to add the vat on to the  price they give

up to

যথার্থ মনে হওয়া Come to a certain amount or figure The total cost add up to several million


Agree with একমত হওয়া Have the same opinion He agreed with me to go on a business.
Agree to সম্মত হওয়া To decide something together He agreed to my proposal.
Admit to ভর্তি করা To acknowledge the truth or existence  of something He is admitted to class nine.

02. Common English Phrases 11 – 20

Aim at লক্ষ্য স্থির করা To target The magazine is aimed at teenagers
Allow for অনুমতি দেওয়া Include something in a plan for or calculation You should allows for delays when planning a journey.
Answer for উত্তর দেয়া Be held responsible for a problem The government should be made for their failure to sort out the problem
Argue out তর্ক করা Argue about a problem to find a soluation                               If we can’t ARGUE our differences OUT, If we cannot argue our differences out, we will have to take them to court
Ask about কোন কিছু সম্পর্কে জিজ্ঞাসা করা Ask how someone is doing, especially professionally and in terms of health. He asked about my father
Ask for জিজ্ঞাসা করা To provoke a negative reaction You are asking for trouble
Ask round একই প্রশ্ন অনেককে জিজ্ঞাসা Invite someone We asked John round for dinner.
Auction off নিলাম করা Sells something in an auction They auctioned off their property as they were heavily in debt.
Accuse of দোষী সাব্যস্ত হওয়া Someone doing something wrong

or dishonest

The man was accused of theft.
Addicted to খারাপ পথে আসক্ত হওয়া Someone is addicted to harmful thing Shaed is addicted to gambling.

03. Common English Phrases 21 – 30

Absent from অনুপস্থিত Missing from a place of situation He was absent from the class.
Approve of অনুমোদন করা Positive opinion of someone or something The committee approved of our proposal.
Allot to বন্টন করা Give or apportion to someone Twenty shares were allotted to me.
Anxious about চিন্তিত Worried for something I am not anxious about my result.
Authority on কোন বিষয়ের উপর The power or right to give orders. I have no authority on this matter.
Authority for অধিকার Power or right to give order What is your authority for such a statement?
Affection for স্নেহ A feeling of liking and caring for someone I have a great affection for my younger brother.
Angle for দৃষ্টিকোন Try to get something indirectly , by hinting or suggesting He has been angling for and invitation, but I don’t want him to come
Back way বহুকাল আগে Retreat or go backward The crowd backed way when the  man  pulled a knife.
Bare of শূণ্য Empty The tree is bare of leaves.

04. Common English Phrases 31 – 40

Based on ভিত্তিতে স্থাপিত To use particular ideas or facts to make a decision. What he says is based on truth.
Bent on ঝোঁকবিশিষ্ট to be very determined She is bent on going.
Beware of সাবধান হওয়া to be very careful about something Beware of the mad dog.
Burdened with ভারাক্রান্ত serious responsibility for someone He is burdened with a big family.
Boast of গর্ব করা to speak proudly of someone He is boast of his smartness.
Bound for কোন স্থানের উদ্যেশ্যে যাত্রা on the way to heading for The ship is bound for Chittagong.
Belong to অধিকার ভুক্ত to be owned by someone The pen belongs to me.
Burst out হেসে উঠা to speak suddenly loudly She burst out laughing.
Burst into কান্নায় ভেঙ্গে পড়া to start producing something suddenly & with great force. She burst into tears.
Beset with আকীর্ণ harass, often excessively He is beset with dangers.

05. Common English Phrases 41 – 50

Bear with সহ্য করা to be patient somebody I can not bear with such an insult.
Blind of অন্ধ unable to see She is blind of one eye.
Blind to উদাসীন ignoring She is blind to her daughter’s fault.
Believe in বিশ্বাস করা to feel that you can trust somebody I believe in God.
Beneficial to উপকারী producing good results or helpful effect Exercise is beneficial to health.
Bequeath to উইলের ধারা দিয়ে যাওয়া to arrange for money or property to be given to somebody after your death. I bequeathed my all to him.
Bias towards বিরাগ showing an unreasonable like or dislike for a person Headmaster is bias towards my result.
Border on নিকটবর্তী হওয়া to come very close to being something Your behaviour borders on modesty.
Bestow on প্রদান করা confer or present ( an honor right or gift) May Allah bestow his feelings on you.
Bar to বাধা not to allow something There is no bar to his trying for the post.

06. English Phrases List – (51 – 100)

Comply with সম্মত হওয়া to obey an order or request He complied with my request.
Condemn to, for অপরাধী বলে রায় দেওয়া to express an unfavorable or adverse judgment on something He was condemned to death for murder.
Conducive to উপকারী making it easy Early rising is conducive to health.
Congenial to অনুকূল Pleasant place This climate is not congenial to his health.
Covetous of লোলুপ Marked by inordinate desire for wealth. They are covetous of dowry.
Contrary to বিরুদ্ধে opposite in direction Your opinion is contrary to my thought.
Control over শাসন Power or influence over someone or something. He has no control over his son.
Concentrate on কেন্দ্রীভূত Spend more time doing one particular thing than others. Concentrate on your studies.
Confide in বিশ্বাস Trust All should confide in religion.
Confident of আশ্বান্বিত Feeling or showing certainly about something. I’m confident of  my success.

07. Common English Phrases 61 – 70

Confide to বিশ্বাস করে বলা To tell somebody secrets and personal information because you feel you can trust them He confided the matter to me.
Congratulate on অভিনন্দন জানানো Applause I congratulate you on your success.
Consist of গঠিত Incorporate My family is consisted of five members.
Content with সন্তুষ্ট Satisfaction/satisfy I’m contented with my achievement.
Consist in নিহিত Dormant. True happiness consists in contentment.
Callous to অনুভূতিহীন Insensitive. He is callous to my suffering.
Clue to সূত্র Formula Find out the clue to the mystery.
Coincide with সদৃশ হওয়া Alike. Your story coincides with my story.
Competent for উপযোগিতা Compatible You are not competent for the post.
Certificate of সাক্ষ্য দেওয়া To testify. I want a certificate of character.

08. Common English Phrases 71 – 80

Close to সন্নিকটে Near The game is close to an end.
Comment on/upon মন্তব্য করা Note. They commented on the plot.
Call in ডেকে আনা To call. Call in a doctor.
Call at গিয়ে দেখা করা To meet. He called me at the hospital.
Convert into পরিবর্তিত করা Metamorphose The magician converted rice into wheat.
Conspicuous for দৃষ্টি আকর্ষনকারী Fascinating. She was conspicuous for her memory.
Cling to লেগে থাকা Stick Cling to books.
Common to সাধারন General This rule is common to all.
Conceal from লুকানো Hidden Don’t conceal it from me.
Confuse with তালগোল পাকানো Mess up He confused pride with vanity.

09. Common English Phrases 81 – 90

Confess to স্বীকার করা Acknowledge. I confess to this weakness.
Die of রোগে মারা যাওয়া Died of disease He died of dengue fever.
Die by দূূূর্ঘটনা দ্বারা মৃত্যু Dead by accident. Zakir died by accident
Die from কোন কিছুর প্রভাবে মারা যাওয়া To die under the influence of something. Ali died from overeating/hunger.
Die for জীবন উৎসর্গ করা To sacrifice one’s life. Soldiers are ready to die for the country.
Dedicate to উৎসর্গ করা Devote Tamim dedicated a century to his brother.
Deficient in কাঁচা Raw. He is deficient in physics.
Deprive of বঞ্চিত হওয়া To prevent someone from having something. Rashed is deprived of all properties.
Deal out প্রদান করা To provide. He dealt out equal justice to all.
Defer to স্থগিত করা Postpone The discussion was deferred to the next meeting.

10. Common English Phrases 91 – 100

Disgrace to লজ্জার কারন The cause of shame. She is disgrace to her family.
Deal in ব্যবসা করা Do business He deals in rice.
Deal with ব্যবহার করা To use You should deal with him cordially.
Disagree with একমত না হওয়া Oppose. I disagree with you.
Divide into বিভক্ত করা Calculate relationship between smaller and longer number. Divide the stick into five pieces.
Demur to আপত্তি তোলা To take exception. Don’t demur to my request.
Defer to স্থগিত রাখা To allow to decide. The construction of the bridge was deferred to the next year.
Demand for চাহিদা Something claimed as due. There is demand for English.
Distrust of অবিশ্বাস করা The feeling of not trusting someone. There is reason for your distrust of him.
Dwell upon/on আলোচনা করা To spend a lot of time thinking. They dwelt on terrorism.

English Phrases List – (101 – 150)

Dwell in বাস করা Live in or at a specified place. Jane dwells in village.
Distinct from স্বতন্ত্র Individual. The students are distinct from one another.
Disgrace to লজ্জার কারন Bring shame on. He is disgrace to the country.
Devoid of ব্যতিত Not having something usual. He is devoid of commonsense.
Desist from বিরত থাকা To stop doing something. He desisted from the attempt.
Dissent from মত পার্থ্যক্য হওয়া To differ in sentiment. Afra dissents from your views.
Deviate from পথভ্রষ্ট হওয়া Stand apart. Don’t deviate from moral character.
Endowed with অলংকৃত হওয়া To give something a particular quality. Ideal men are endowed with mortality.
Engaged in বিষয়ে To take part or to become involved. I am engaged in playing.
Entitle to স্বত্ববান করা Qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen. He was entitled to a scholarship for his outstanding performance

Common English Phrases 111 – 120

Entrust with বিশ্বাস করে দেওয়া To rely on one to care for someone. He entrusted me with the gift.
Expert at দক্ষ To serve as an expert. I am expert at violin.
Expose to দেখানো বা প্রকাশ করা To reveal private information. They exposed the report to the criminal.
Envy of ইর্ষা A feeling of discontent regard to another’s success. I have envy of her property.
Exile from নির্বাসিত   He was exiled from the country.
Eligible for উপযুক্ত Having the necessary conditions. I am eligible for the post.
Emerge from বের হওয়া Become known. Smoke emerges from the kitchen.
Exempt from অব্যহতি দেয়া To allow someone to not do something. I was exempted from checking tickets.
Exhausted with ক্লান্ত Drained of energy. He is exhausted with watching TV.
Essential to অত্যাবশ্যক Absolutely necessary. Studying is essential to good result.

Common English Phrases 121 – 130

Enraged with রাগান্বিত To cause someone to become very angry. Father sometimes enrages with son.
End in শেষ হওয়া To have something as a result. All his efforts ended in smoke.
Encroach on অনধিকার প্রবেশ To gradually take power on someone’s right. Pop music encroached on our Bengali culture.
Eager for আগ্রহী Impatient desire on interest. He is eager for doing job.
Eligible for যোগ্য Having the necessary conditions. He is not eligible for the post.
Excel in শ্রেষ্ঠ প্রতিপন্ন হওয়া To be outstandingly good at. I want excel in football.
Escape from নিস্কৃতি Run away from confinement. There is no escape from death.
Expect from/of আশা করা Regard something as probable. I don’t expect this from/of her.
Elicit from গুপ্ত কিছু বের করা To produce something, especially information. The police elicited information from the criminal.
Faith to বিশ্বস্ততা Complete confidence in a person. The dog has faith to its master.

Common English Phrases 131 – 140

Faith in বিশ্বাস To feel certain that somebody exists. Keep faith in God.
Foreign to সমন্ধহীন To seem strange or unknown to someone. Curiosity is foreign to this character.
Fit for উপযুক্ত Suitable. I am fit for the post.
Fatigue with ক্লান্ত Exhaustion from labor. He is fatigue with hard work.
Fatal to ভয়াবহ Having extremely unfortunate. The fault is fatal to his career.
Fruitful in ফলপ্রসু Abounding in fruit. My plain is fruitful in gaining success.
Filled with পূর্ণ (A space or container) to become full or almost full. The glass is filled with water.
Fascination for মোহ The fact of finding someone or something attractive. He has fascination for property.
Favorable to অনুকূল Approve of someone or something. His proposal is favorable to my business.
False to বিশ্বাসঘাতক Not genuine. Kardi was not false to the ‘Maratha”.

Common English Phrases 141 – 150

Feed on আহারদান To eat something. Cows feed on grass.
Fire at গুলি করা To answer a question in an angry way. Police fired at the criminal.
Faithful to বিশ্বস্ত Remain loyal to. The dog is faithful to its master.
Free from বিপদ মুক্ত To help or make life better for someone by taking something unpleasant away from them. My life is free from anxieties.
Good at ভালো Skillful He is good at Chemistry.
Grateful to কৃতজ্ঞ Showing on appreciation with gratitude. We are grateful to the teachers.
Grumble at অসন্তোষ প্রকাশ করা To complain to someone. The chairman grumbled at my conduct.
Grudge against/to ইর্ষা করা To feel angry with someone because of something that they have done in the past. I did not grudge to you.
Guard against রক্ষা করা To prevent something from happening. I will guard you, against your enemy.
Guess at অনুমান করা To give a possibility of what something might be. Rajib guessed at the truth.

English Phrases List – (151 – 200)

Guilty of অপরাধী Ashamed because you have done something wrong. He was prisoner for the guilty of theft.
Glory in গর্ব করা To be proud of something. I felt glory in his success.
Glad of আনন্দিত হওয়া To be grateful to have something. I am glad of your health.
Grieve from শোক করা To feel or express great sadness. He grieved from his dead friend.
Glimpse of এক পলক দেখা Catch sight of. He got a glimpse of a jet plan.
Grief for শোক Sadness of something tragic. He felt grief for Hancy Cronje.
Greedy of লোভী   He is greedy of wealth.
Grieve at দুঃখিত To become sad or regretful. He is grieved at his loss.
Give away বিতরণ করা To reveal a secret. Don’t give way the end of the story.
Give up ত্যাগ করা To stop trying to do something. keep trying! Don’t give up the ship.

Common English Phrases 161 – 170

o across পার হওয়া To success in communicating something. We decided to go across the U.S by car.
Go against বিরুদ্ধে যাওয়া To not be in somebody’s favour. Don’t go against your father.
Get back ফিরিয়া আসা To return to a place. We’d better get back to the apartment.
Grow up বেড়ে উঠা To develop into an adult. I didn’t grow up in Boston.
Go with একমত হওয়া to be included with something. She was reluctant to go with him.
Gad about ভ্রমণ করা Visit a lot of different places for pleasure. I spent the afternoon gadding about in the West End.
Gag for গোজ দিয়ে কন্ঠরোধ করা Want something a lot I am gagging for a drink
Gang up দল বাধিয়া কাজ করা Form a group against something or someone. They ganged up to try to stop the new system
Gang up against দলের বিরুদ্ধে কাজ করা Harass , bully (in a group) They ganged up against me because I wouldn’t accept their ideas.
Gear to দ্রতগতির গিয়ার দেয়া Organise or arrange something for a particular purpose, audience, etc(Often passive) It’s not geared to non specialists.

Common English Phrases 171 – 180

Get about অর্জন করা Have personal or sexual relationship with many people. She gets about a bit, she’s always with some new guy.
Get above অতিক্রম করা Behave as if you are better or more important than others. Herself since she got promoted (This is normally used in progressive forms and followed by a reflexive pronoun, through get above your station is also used.
Get across বিরক্তি করা Communicate successfully. I just couldn’t get my message across at the meeting.
Get along ঐক্যপূর্ণ হওয়া Leave It’s late we must be getting along
Get around ভ্রমন করা Become known It didn’t take long for the news to get around once it got into the newspaper.
Get at অর্জন করা Criticise His boss is always getting at him for arriving late.
Get back ফিরিয়া পাওয়া Return The train was held up so we didn’t get back home until midnight.
Get back শোধ তোলা Revenge He was rude and embarrassed me, but I’ll get him back.
Get by পাশ দিয়ে যাওয়া Have just enough money to live on They’re finding it increasingly difficult to get by since their daughter was born.
Get down অসুখী Make someone depressed, unhappy, exhausted The miserable weather in winter really gets me down.

Common English Phrases 181 – 190

Get in আদায় করিয়ে আনা Arrange for someone to do a job in your home workplace etc The air conditioning has broken down we’ll have to get a technician IN to fix it.
Get into আবিষ্ট হওয়া Become involved or interested She’s been getting into dance music recently.
Hack around খাজকাটা Waste time I’ve been hacking around all morning because I can’t get down to doing any revision.
Hack into হ্যাক করা Break into a computer system He hacked into the government datavase and stole a lot of data.
Ham up অভিনয় করা Perform or act in an excessive way to attract attention or amuse people. He hammed the part up to get the audience to laugh.
Hammer away at হাতুড়ি দিয়ে আঘাত করা Work relentlessly She Hammed away at her PC all night and finished the project.
Hammer into সমালোচনা করা Repeat something over a period of time to make someone remember it. He hammed the rules into me.
Hand back হস্তাক্ষর Return The police officer checked my licence, then handed it back.
Hand down উপর থেকে দেওয়া Pass on the next generation The jewellery has been handed down in my family for generations.

Common English Phrases 191 – 200

Hand on সমর্পন করা Give to someone else I handed the job on to colleague.
Hand out জ্ঞাপনপত্র Distribute The teacher handed out the worksheet to the class.
Hang about অযথা সময় নষ্ট করা Spend time somewhere not doing much They hang about the station most of the day.
Hang around ঘুরাঘুরি করা Stay in a place They hang around the station most of the day.
Hang on গ্রাহ্য না করা Wait Could you hang on for a moment till she’s free.
Hang on ঝুলে থাকা Hold tightly The driver told the passengers to hang on as the bus pulled off.
Hang out সময় কাটানো Spend time socially He hangs out in the pub the Monarch he’s there most nights.
Hang over উপরে ঝোলা Worry or trouble I have a lot of financial problem hanging over my head.
Hang up ঝুলানো End a phone call I lost my temper and hung up.
Hanker after লালায়িত হওয়া Want something a lot, especially if you shouldn’t want it or can’t have it. I’m supposed to be on a diet and I can’t stop hankering after some chocolate.

English Phrases List – (201 – 250)

Harp on বারংবার উল্লেখ করা Talk repeatedly about something I was late twice last week and my boss keeps harping on about it.
Hate on ঘৃনা করা Be jealous, abuse or have an active hatred of someone. She hates on people who disagree with her ideas.
Have in পরবর্তী Get someone to do work We had  the decorators IN last week.
Have on পরিধান করা Be wearing What did Jennie have on at the party.
Have on আয়োজন করা Have an arrangement I have a lot of meeting on next week.
Head for নেতৃত্ব করা Move or travel towards It’s getting late I’m heading for home.
Head off ছাড়াইয়া যাওয়া Stop someone or force them to change direction. The sheriff and his men headed the bandits off at the pass
Hear about শ্রবণ করা Get to know some information Have you heard about the company takeover?
Heat up গরম হওয়া Make food


He heated the soup up in

the microwave.

Help out সাহায্য করা Give assistance She really helped me out when I was going through my divorce.

Common English Phrases 211 – 220

Hide away অপ্রকাশিত Put something in a place where it won’t be found or away from people. They HID the money away in secret bank accounts.
Hide out গুপ্ত আশ্রয় Go or stay somewhere to avoid being caught or found I am renting a cottage where I can hide away for the summer.
Hinge on নির্ভর করা Depend very much or completely Everything hinges on the results of the negotiations if they go badly we’ll b e in real trouble.
Hit back আঘাত করা Attack or criticise The president hit back at her criticise in a speech last night.
Hit for দান করা Get someone to pay or donate money They hit the sponsors for a lot of money.
Hit on বুদ্ধি বের করা Have an idea I suddenly hit on the solution.
Hold back অনিচ্ছা প্রকাশ করা Not show emotion It was really hard to hold back the tears.
Hold on অপেক্ষা করা Wait Could you hold on for a minute she’ll be free in a moment.
Hook into ফাঁদ ফেলা Persuade someone to do something they She hooked them into coming after
Hook up সাক্ষাৎ করা Meet someone We hooked up at the conference

Common English Phrases 221 – 230

Horse around অনুসন্ধান করা Not be serious The class were horsing around in his new car last night and the police pulled him.
Hunker down কোন স্থানে জায়গা করা Settle in a place as comfortably as possible to stay there The troops hunkered down in the building.
Hunt up কাঙ্খিত

বস্তু ফিরে পাওয়া

Search until you find something It took me ages to hunt out the photos.
Iron out বিশৃঙ্খলা দূর করা Remove small problems or irregularities The management team ironed out the tax problems before they gave the project the ok.
Issue forth সম্মুখে Come out of a place New initiatives issue forth from the government on a daily basis.
Impose upon চাপানো To set by authority. The president imposed the order upon the cabinet.
Indulge in প্রশ্রয় দেওয়া To do something for one’s own pleasure. The spoilt boy indulged in smoking
Include in অন্তর্ভূক্ত করা To add something The clerk  included the name in the chart.
Infuse into নিক্ষেপ করা To add an ingredient to something by soaking. He infused a new spirit into us.
Infected with সংক্রমিত Spread among The jackfruit is infected with germs.

Common English Phrases 231 – 240

Innocent of নির্দোষ Not guilty of a particular crime Elizabeth is innocent of the matter.
Indignant with রাগত ভাব Feeling anger because of something urgent Jasy is indignant with him at his failure.
Immersed in ডুবে থাকা To fully devate one’s alteration to someting I am immersed in anxieties.
Ignorant of অজ্ঞ Unfamiliar with I am ignorant of the event.
Indifferent to উদাসীন Not thinking about something He is indifferent to his fault.
Inquire of অনুসন্ধান To ask someone something The anti terrorist committee inquired of the case.
Insist on জেদ করা To demand something He insisted on getting the property.
Identical with একই রকম Exactly with some He gets philosophy identical with science.
Immaterial to গুরুত্বহীন Of no substantial concequency This evidence is immaterial to the case.
Indispensable to অপরিহার্য Absolutely necessary Sincerity is indispensible to success.

Common English Phrases 241 – 250

Intent on দৃঢ়সংকল্প Determind to something I am intended on getting the job.
Involved in জড়িত To make somebody experience something Police is involved in this robbery.
Issue from নির্গত হওয়া To come out of something Smoke issued from the melting tar.
Irritate at বিরক্ত হওয়া Make angry He is irritated at this disappointed.
Ill with অসুস্থ Sickness He is ill with fever.
Jack around তুচ্ছ ব্যাক্তি Make trouble for someone, fail to keep promises Don’t listen to him he always jacks people around.
Jack in পরিত্যাগ করা Quit, give up I jacked my job IN because my boss refused to give me a rise.
Jam on জোড় করা Apply or operate something forcefully Jack jammed on the brakes when the rabbit ran in the front of his car.
Jaw away গালি দেওয়া Talk just for the point of talking rather than having anything to say That shows that your interest is not on helping the student but in jawing away
Jazz up আকর্ষণীয় Make something more interesting or attractive The show was getting stale so they jazzed it up with some new scenes.

English Phrases List – (251 – 300)

Jerk around ঝাকি মারিয়া কথা বলা Cause someone trouble, treat someone badly He was jerking us around and wouldn’t give us the facts.
Joke around রসিকতা করা Be funny, or try to He’s always joking around in class.
Jot down টোকা, লেখা Make a quick note I jotted down her number on a scrap of paper and I can’t find it now.
Juice up রসালো, রসযুক্ত Make something more exciting or perform better. I need to buy some memory to juice my computer up.
Jump at আগ্রহী সহকারে গ্রহন করা Accept eagerly I’d jump at the chance to go and live in Japan
Jump in ঝাপ


Enter a conversation He jumped in and told them exactly what he thought.
Jump on আক্রমন করা Criticize, attack Everyone jumped on me when I raised the issue.
Jack up ভারী বস্তু উত্তোলনের যন্ত্র Raise a car to be able to do mechanical work We jacked the car up and changed the tyre .
Jerk off অযথা কাজ করা Waste time doing unimportant things You should get your work done and stop jerking off.
Jump off দ্রুত আরম্ভ করা Start quickly The ipo jumped off on the first day.

Common English Phrases 261 – 270



উল্টে যাওয়া Turn upside down The boat keeled over in the storm and the crew drowned.
Keep around আশেপাশে Keep something near you I keep a dictionary around when I’m doing my homework
Keep away দূরে সরিয়ে রাখা Don’t allow someone near something Medicines should always be kept away from children.
Keep from আত্মদমন করা Control yourself, refrain I couldn’t keep from arguing with her.
Keep off ঠেকাইয়া রাখা Not talk about She kept of the subject of her divorce
Keep out বাহিরে থাকা Not allow someone to enter The police kept the demonstrators out of the building.
Key down আরাম করা Relax, unwind I need to key down before I go to bed.
Key in সহায়ক গ্রন্থ Enter numbers or information into a computer or electronic system It took me ages to key in all the information into the database.
Key on লক্ষ্য স্থির করা Target, focus on We will key on the opposing team’s lack of skills on defense.
Kick about আলোচনা করা Discuss We kicked the idea about at the meeting

Common English Phrases 271 – 280

Kick around with সময় ব্যয় করা Spend time with I used to kick around with them but haven’t seen them for a while.
Kick back প্রবল প্রতিক্রিয়া Pay someone illegally as part of the price I had to kick ten percent back to the government official to get the contract
Kick in প্রভাব ফেলা When a drug starts to take effect Her hayfever didn’t feel half as bad once the antihistamines had kicked in
Kick off খেলা শুরু করা Start a game football The match kicks off at three o’clock
Kill off ধংস করন Reduce or exterminate a population by hunting, pollution, development There used to be a lot of wolves around here but most of them have been killed off.


পরিকল্পনাবিহীন কাজ করা Sleep away from your

home, often without planning to

It’s too late to get the train so can I kip down here tonight?
Kiss off দূরে যেতে বলা Used to tell someone to go away He was bugging us so we told him to kiss off.
Knock about ধাক্কা দেওয়া Beat someone He knocked the idea around a b it b ut decided not to bother.
Knock back প্রচুর ব্যায় করা Cost someone a lot of money Your holiday must have knocked you back a bit
Knock off দিনের কাজ দিনে শেষ করা Finish work for the day We knocked off early on Friday to avoid the rush hour queues

Common English Phrases 281 – 290

Knock out বিতরন করা Sell, distribute They are knocking hundreds out a day in the sales
Knuckle down প্রচেষ্টা করা Make a great effort I have got my exam next week and I haven’t done much work so I’d better knuckle down.
Land in বিপদে ফেলানো Get someone into trouble He landed me in it when he told them what I had done wrong.
Land with ঝামেলায় ফেলানো Create a problem for someone He landed me with the job of proofreading the whole thing
Lap up সমর্থন করা Appreciate something He lapped up their praise
Large it up বিস্তৃত Have a good time when intoxicated They were larging it up in the rave
Lark about তামাশা করা Behave in a silly way The children made me angry because they were larking about
Lash down প্রচন্ডভাবে ভারক্রান্ত হওয়া Fall heavily The rain was lashing down all day and the roads were flooded.
Latch on লেগে থাকা Understand, often after a long time They were lying but it took her ages to latch on.
Laugh off হাসি এড়ানো Pretend something (an injury, news,etc) isn’t important He laughed off the sprained finger but it obviously affected his golf game.

Common English Phrases 291 – 300

Lay down আত্মসমর্পণ করা Establish rules or procedures The rules of the sport were laid down early in the nineteenth century.
Lead on পরিচালনা করা Falsely or cruelly raise hopes She led him on about her desire to get married.
Leak out ফাঁস হওয়া Become public knowledge The company’s plans to close the factory leaked out and they were very embarrassed.
Lean on চাপ সৃষ্টি করা Put pressure on someone to get them to do what you want. The government has denied leaning on the attorney general to get his approval of the war.
Leap at উৎসাহের সহিত সুযোগ নেয়া Take an opportunity enthusiastically He leaped at the chance to visit.
Leave on পরিত্যগ করা Not turn off Leave the tv on I want to hear the football results.
Let down হতাশ হওয়া Disappoint, fail to keep an arrangement She failed to turn up and I felt badly let down.
Level off সমতল করা Stabilize the altitude of an airplane. The pilot leveled off at 8000 meters.
Lie around মিথ্যেবাদী Act in a lazy or unproductive way Most days he would usually just lie around the house.
Lift off মহাকাশযানের খাড়া উৎক্ষেপন Leave the ground rocket or spaceship We have lift off.

English Phrases List – (301 – 350)

Light up আলোকময় করে তোলা Light or start smoking a cigarette Asif lit up as soon as he got out of the building.
Limber up অত্যন্ত প্রচেষ্টা করা Prepare for something that will require a great effort They are limbering up for the end of the financial year.
Magic away ঐন্দ্রজালিক , ভেলকি Make something disappear quickly for us all before I could get my wallet out in magic way
Make after পিছু নেওয়া Chase The police made after the stolen car.
Man up বিনয়ের সহিত কথা বলা Behave with courage or conviction She told her anonymous critics to man up and speak publicly
Mark down মূল্য হৃাস করা Reduce the price of something I will buy a lot more if you mark them down a bit
Marry in বিবাহ দেওয়া Marry someone of the same ethnicity religion etc Many religions encourage their followers to marry in.
Mash up চ’র্নিত অবস্থা Crush something until it becomes a paste He mashed up some bananas for the dessert.
Max out সর্বাধিক Take something to the limit reach a limit She maxed up her credit cards.
Measure against পরিমাপ করা Evaluate or judge by comparison Measure it against what our competitors have done.

Common English Phrases 311 – 320

Meet with দেখা কর Have something happen to you They met with some problems they hadn’t anticipated.
Melt down গলে যাওয়া Heat something solid especially metal until it becomes liquid They melted the gold statue down and turned it into gold bars.
Mess about বিশৃঙ্খল করা Not be serious not use something properly. The Children were messing about with the tv remote control and broke it
Miss out হাতছাড়া করা Not do something enjoyable or rewarding It’ll be great you will be missing out if you don’t come




Confuse I always mix those two sisters up because

they look so like each other.

Mock up মুদ্রিতব্য গ্রস্থ Make a model of something to show or test it. They mocked up on example to show us what they would look like
Moggy off পলায়ন করা Leave We moggied off early
Monkey around বেখেয়ালী Not be serious The police officer told the drunks to stop monkeying around and go home quietly.
Nag at অপমানজনক ভাবে কথা বলা Repeatedly criticise someone verbally My boss is always nagging at me about my arriving a few minutes late for work.
Nail down আটকাইয়া রাখা Succeed in getting They are having trouble nailing down the contract.

Common English Phrases 321 – 330

Name after নাম অনুযায়ী নাম দেওয়া Give someone a name to remember another person I was named after my uncle who died in the war.
Narrow down সহজে বাছাই করা Remove less important options to  make it easier to choose I am not sure which university to apply to but I have narrowed my list down to three.
Nerd out সতর্কতার সহিত কাজ করা Play safe and avoid taking a risk I am going to nerd out and not go on the river trip.
Nod off মাথা নাড়ানো,দোলানো Fall asleep I nodded off during the speech.
Nose about লুকায়িত রাখা Look for something hidden or secret The police are nosing about to see if they can find anything against the gang.
Note down লিখে রাখা Write something short like a phone number for future reference. She noted down my fax number so that she could send me the documents when she got to the office


সমস্যা খুজে পাওয়া Find an answer to a problem The management and unions had a meeting to nut things out.
Nail down অর্জন করা Succeed or achieve something I nailed the job down in the first interview.
Occur to মনে হওয়া Enter one’s mind When you saw how much trouble I was in?
Open up উন্মুক্ত হওয়া Start to talk freely about something She hates to open up and discuss her feelings

Common English Phrases 331 – 340

Operate on পরিচালনা করা Perform surgery She was operated on for eight hours
Opt for পছন্দ করা Choose I opted for an endowment mortgage.
Owe to বাধিত থাকা Be the reason for something She owes her success to hard work and determination
Open up সম্পূর্ণরুপে খুলিয়া যাওয়া Allow goods into a market Before they joined the wto they had to open up their markets.
Opt into বাছাই করা Choose to be a member or part of something I opted into the scheme
Opt out অনির্বাচন Choose not to be part of something The UK opted of a lot of EU legislation on working
Pack away দূরে সরিয়া থাকা Put something where it belongs I packed away the suitcase in the loft after we had emptied them.
Pack in বাধাই করা End a relationship She packed her boyfriend
Pad down যে কোন জায়গায় নিদ্রা জ্ঞাপন Sleep somewhere for the night I am too tired to come home can I pad down here tonight?
Pair off যুগলবদ্ধ Begin a romantic relationship They paired off shortly after starting university.

Common English Phrases 341 – 350

Pal about অন্তরঙ্গ মুহূর্ত Be friendly and spend time with someone We used to pal about when we were at school
Palm off গ্রাহ্য না


Get someone to accept something that isn’t true He tried to palm me off with a pathetic excuse.
Pan out পরিস্থিতির উন্নয়ন করা The way a situation develops I don’t know how things will pan out now the company’s been taken over.
Paper over গোপনীয়তার সহিত সমস্যা সমাধান করা Try to conceal a problem without really fixing it The government tried to paper over the problems in the proposal but the press were very critical.
Part with হাতছাড়া করা Give something away especially when you don’t want to I found it very hard to part with my old CD when I digitized my collection
Pat down তালাশ করা Search or frisk someone The police patted them down for weapons but found nothing
Patch up মীমাংশা করা Fix or make things better I tried to patch things up after the argument but they wouldn’t speak to me
Pay back পরিশোধ করা Repay money borrowed I paid back the twenty pounds I had borrowed
Peck at ঠুকড়ানো Eat very small amounts The food wasn’t very nice so I packed at it to look polite.
Peel away নিরাবরণ করা Leave a group by moving in a different direction Some of the crowd peeled away to get out of the crush

English Phrases List – (351 – 400)

Peg away খোটা দিয়ে আটকানো Keep working at something I pegged the tent down to stop the wind blowing it about
Pep up উৎসাহ, উদ্দীপনা Make something more interesting You need to pep your writting  up
Perk up আত্ম্রপ্রত্যয়ী Feel better or happier, make someone feel better or happier She was ill in bed with flu but she perked up a bit when some friends dropped by.
Quarrel out দ্বন্ধ , বিবাদ, ঝগড়া করা Argue with someone about a specific subject The girl’s mother was quarreling out with her daughter about the party
Quarrel with অনিচ্ছা প্রকাশ করা Dispute or disagree with something I am quarrelling with their idea but I think there are other possibilities
Queer up অস্বাভাবিক, অদ্ভুত Mess up, ruin I queered the exam up
Quieten down রাগ দমন করা Fall silent The audience quietened down when the light were switched off in the auditorium and the play was ready to begin
Quit on ত্যাগ করা Stop working, associating or being friends with someone especially when they need support They quit on me just when things got rough
Race off ধাবমান Hurry away They raced off when the police arrived
Rack off সামনে থেকে চলে যেতে বলা Used to tell someone to go away because they are annoying you He told her to rack off

Common English Phrases 361 – 370

Rain down on বৃষ্টির ন্যায় পতন Fall in large numbers Bombs rained down on the city all night
Rake in রোজগার করা Earn make money easily She is ranking in thousand a day
Ramble on অসংলগ্ন আলোচনা করা Talk at length without getting to the point Quit rambling on I am tired of listening to you
Ramp up চড়া দাম বৃদ্ধি পাওয়া Increase price The company has ramped its prices up because of higher oil prices.
Rap out খট খট


Say something firmly and loudly She rapped out the command
Rat on ওয়াদা খেলাপ করা Fail to keep a promise He always rats on his promises
Ratchet up চাপে পড়া Increase The media are trying to ratchet up the pressure on the president
Rattle off বকবক বন্ধ করা Quote figures rapidly She rattled off load of statistics which nobody could understand.
Reach out পৌছানো Stretch your arm to get something I reached out and caught the ball
Read off তালিকা করা Read a list aloud for someone to write down I read off the figures and she wrote them down in her notebook.

Common English Phrases 371- 380

Reason out সমাধান করা Come to a conclusion or solution after some thought He reasoned out the answer to the math problem.
Reel in ঘূর্ণায়িত হওয়া Catch a fish on a line and pull the line to land He reeled in a ten pound salmon.
Rein in নিয়ন্ত্রনে রাখা Control someone or something to stop them causing more trouble They had to rein the minister in after her dreadful performance on TV
Rent out রাজস্ব দেওয়া Let grant a service or allow usage for a fee They rented their house out while the were abrod.
Ride off অপমান করা Go away on a bike horse She hot on her motorbike and rode off.
Ring back পুনরায় কল দেওয়া Return a phonecall I phoned and left a message this morning but she still hasn’t rung me back
Rip off সরাইয়া দেওয়া Charge excessively or obtain money Tourist get ripped off a lot when they don’t speak the language.
Roll back পশ্চাদপশরন Retreat The army rolled back when they came under attack.
Saddle up জিন লাগানো Put a saddle on and prepare an animal to ride She saddled me with preparing the visit
Sag off পাশে ঝুলিয়া


Not go to school or work I was bored so I sagged

off work early and went home

Common English Phrases 381 – 390

Sail into আক্রমন করা Criticise angrily He sailed into me for turning up an hour late
Sally forth বেড়াতে যাওয়া Leave somewhere safe or comfortable The townspeople sallied forth to fight the invading army
Salt  away লবণ দেওয়া Save money She’s making a lot of money but salts it away rather than spending it
Save on রক্ষা করা Reduce or avoid consumption to cut cost I use skype to save on my phone bills
Saw off বিদায় দেওয়া To remove something by cutting it with a saw He sawed the plank up to make the shelves
Scale down আনুপাতিক হারে কমানো Make something smaller than originally planned They had to scale back the project because of the cost
Scare off আতঙ্কিত করা, কাধভীতি Make someone so frightened that he or she away The vicious Doberman guard dog scared the burglars away
Scout about সন্ধান আনয়ন করা Look in different places for something The company is scouting about for new staff
Scrape off কাধ গেরো Manage with little money I have been scraping along on temporary work since I lost my job.
Screen out অন্তরালে রাখা Exclude Applicants without the right qualifications were screened out

Common English Phrases 391 – 400

Screw around শোষনকারী Waste time He spent the afternoon screwing around and got nothing done
See about দর্শন করা Arrange, Consider I will see about whether we can manage it
Sell off বিক্রয় করা Sell a business or part of it They sold off their research subsidiary
Send back ফিরে




I sent my

food back because it was overcooked

Set about প্রবৃত্ত হওয়া Attack The gang set about her as she left the bank
Settle down আরাম করে বসা Start living a fixed and routine life After years of partying and drinking she finally got married and settled down
Shack up নড়াচড়া দেওয়া Live somewhere temporarily We had to shack up with friends while our house was being decorated
Shade in ছায়াছন্ন Make a part of a picture darker She shaded in the area under the tree
Tack on পেরেক দিয়ে আটকানো Add something that wasn’t planned They tacked on a new ending to the film when they found that test audiences didn’t like the original
Tag on নথ Add an additional point to something written or spoken He tagged on a few comments after reading my report

English Phrases List – (401 – 450)

Tail away বিক্ষিপ্তভাবে ছড়িয়ে পড়া Become silent or inaudible His voice tailed away when he was speaking about what he had done wrong
Take after অনুকরন করা Look like , resemble He takes after his mother
Talk around বক্তৃতা দেওয়া Persuade He talked them around to accepting his point of view
Tap for মৃদু আঘাত করা Get money off someone I tapped him for a loan
Team up দলগঠন করা Work with someone or a group to achieve something They teamed up to publicise the issue
Tear apart বিদীর্ণ

বর্ণের নাম

Disturb or upset greatly People were torn apart when news of the train crash came through
Tee off কোন কিছু থেকে আলাদা Start or launch an event The new project will tee off next month
Tell apart বইয়ের পাঠ্য অংশ See a difference between two things They are identical twins so I cannot tell them apart
Text out চিন্তা করা/ পুনরায় ভাবিয়া দেখা Cancel an appointment by sending a text message I was feeling too tired to go and TEXTED OUT.
Think over প্রত্যাখ্যান করা Consider something carefully I’ve THOUGHT it OVER and have made up my mind; I’m going to take the job in Leeds.

Common English Phrases 411 – 420

Throw away মৃদু স্পন্দন Discard something when no longer needed I THREW the alarm clock AWAY because it had stopped working
Tick along ঘোরানো Make reasonable progress without any serious problems Things are TICKING ALONG at work while the director’s away
Turn to টাইপ করা Try to get help She had nobody to TURN TO when her husband died.
Type in একত্রে ভিতরে গুজিয়া নেওয়া Enter computer data or text He TYPED the text IN and printed it off.
Tuck away পরীক্ষা করা Put something in a safe place I TUCKED the money AWAY in my drawer.
Try out চেষ্টা করা Test something to see if you like it or want to buy it I TRIED OUT the program before I bought it.
Try on ভ্রমণ করা Put clothes on to see if they fit I TRIED the jacket ON before I bought it.


উৎসাহিত করা Fall I TRIPPED OVER and hurt my knee
Urge on অনুরোধ করা Encourage The crowd URGED the players ON
Urge on উত্তেজিত হওয়া Persuade or pressure to accept something They URGED the deal ON the company.

Common English Phrases 421- 430

Urge upon নিঃশেষিত Persuade or pressure to accept something They URGED the contract UPON us
Use up সহকারি/ উপস্থিত করা Finish or consume all of something We USED UP all the olive oil
Usher in অভ্যস্ত Be at, mark or celebrate an important point in time.   We always give a party USHER IN the NEW YEAR
Used to প্রয়োজনীয় Relating to He used to play cricket.
Useful to সংকোচবোধ করা Necessary This book is useful to me
Uneasy about ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া Uncomfortable I am uneasy about the effect office action
Unite with সমিতি গঠন করা, সম্মিলন করা Assimilate I am now united with them
Union with শূন্যস্থান/ পরিস্কার করা Junction Helal seeks union with him
Vacuum up ন্যাস্ত করা A space entirely devoid of matter He VACUUMED UP all of the food
Vest in পরিদর্শন করা Entrusted The power is vested in the president

Common English Phrases 431 – 440

Visit to বাতিল হওয়া Go to see and with socially I went on  a visit to the museaum
Void of ভোট দেওয়া Not valid or legally binding All your activities are void of meaning
Vote for বিরক্ত করা, উত্ত্যক্ত হওয়া Give or register a vote I voted for an honest man
Vexed with প্রতিযোগিতা করা Problematic I am vexed with you for your foolishness
Vie with প্রতারিত হওয়া Compete eagerly with someone. Amir vies with the caption
Victim of শিকার Suffering We are the victims of circumstances
Victim to নিরর্থক, দাম্ভিক A person who has come to feel helpless She is victim to dowry
Vain of বিশারদ, সুদক্ষ Pointless She is vain of her beauty
Versed in নিষিদ্ধ করা , নিষেধ Conversant. He is well versed in politics
Veto on দৃশ্য , কোন বিষয়ে কারো অভিমত Out lack The USA gave veto n the proposal

Common English Phrases 441 – 450

View of লিপিবদ্ধ করা Regard He is guilty in the view of the judge
Write down শেষ করা Make notes I WROTE her mobile number DOWN on a scrap of paper and I’ve lost it.
Wrap up বিরচন, লিখিত Dress warmly. WRAP UP carefully or you’ll catch your
Write in কাজের ওপর Send a letter to a TV station, etc.. they asked viewers to WRITE IN with their opinions and suggestions.
Work over সম্পূর্ণ করা Repeat, do again. They WORKED it OVER until they had got it right.
Work out কাজ করিতে থাকা/ প্রয়োগ করা End nicely. Things were going wrong for them but fortunately it all WORKED OUT in the end.
Work on স্বজ্ঞান Improve or develop Scientists are WORKING ON genetically modified crops and foods.
Wise up টেলিগ্রাম করা Stop being stupid His supervisor told him to WISE UP and start following the rules or else he’d lose his job.
Wire up অবস্থান থেকে অপসারিত হওয়া Make electrical connections She WIRED her new stereo system UP as soon as she got home
Winkle out নিচে তলিয়ে যাওয়া Find or get something that takes a great deal of effort It took me a while to WINKLE the truth OUT of him.

English Phrases List – (451 – 500)

Wind down ভালো থাকা Relax I’m going to WIND DOWN in the country this weekend and do nothing.
Well up   ওজন করা, বিবেচনা করা Feel an emotion strongly.   Anger WELLED UP inside us when we saw what they had done.
Weigh out   অদ্ভু, অস্বাভাবিক হওয়া Measure a certain amount of something by weight.   Could you WEIGH OUT 200 grammes of that for me?
Weird out   অভাব Disturb, cause concern or worry. The way he spoke was WEIRDING me OUT.
Want of না দেখার ভান করা Need, Demand I have want of knowledge.
Wink at আকাঙ্খা করা To pretend not to have seen or noticed. Don’t wink at your son’s fault.
Wish for যোগ্য Desire , Hope for something I wished for a good result.
Worthy of বিস্ময় হওয়া, অবাক হওয়া Deserving Aminur is worthy of praise.
Wonder at দায়িত্ব পালন করা Astonishment I wonder at his behavior.
Wait upon অপেক্ষা করা Act as an attendant to Wait upon the poor.

Common English Phrases 461 – 470

Wait for অনর্থক Stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event. We waited for you at this corner.
Yack on বিলাপ করা Talk continuously, especially if it is an annoying way.   He YACKED ON for an hour
Yammer on   উৎপাদন করা Mourn.   She YAMMERED ON for ages.
Yield to . কোনো কিছুর প্রতি মনোযোগ নিবদ্ধ করা Surrender. I tried hard to resist, but in the end I YIELDED TO temptation and ate it all
Zero in on.   শব্দের সঙ্গে দৌড়ান Direct or focus attention on The police have ZEROED IN ON the man they believe to be responsible for the murder.
Zip around   মেঘলা Move quickly.   We ZIPPED AROUND the supermarket to get the shopping done
Zone in. পরিবেষ্টন করা Pay attention after not doing so.   I was bored at first but then ZONED IN when things started getting more interesting.
Zone out. আউট করা Not pay attention She ZONED OUT during the lecture because it was so boring.
Zonk out.   গভীর ভাবে লক্ষ্য করা Fall asleep. I ZONKED OUT during the film and missed most of it.
Zoom in দ্রুত পলায়ন করা Focus more closely.   The camera ZOOMED IN to show people’s faces.

Common English Phrases 471 – 480

Zoom off     Go somewhere quickly. He rushed out of the building and ZOOMED OFF in his car.
Zoom out ছোট করা Focus less closely.   The camera ZOOMED OUT to show all the crowd.
Zeal for আগ্রহী হওয়া Passion Eliot had zeal for romanticism.
Zest for উৎসাহ বোধ না করা Discouragement I have no zest for the work now.
Zealous for অত্যন্ত আগ্রহশীল Having or showing ardent/ fervent. He is zealous for liberty.

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