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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.