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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.