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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.