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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.