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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.