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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.