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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.