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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.