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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.