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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )