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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.