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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.