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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.