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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.