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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.