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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.