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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.