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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.