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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake