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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.