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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.