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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel