"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story