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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.