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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide