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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Interfere with ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Do not interfere with me in my business.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.