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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.