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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.