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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )