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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.