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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • 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?
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.