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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )