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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • 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?
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.