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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.