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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )