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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.