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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.