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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.