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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.