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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.