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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.