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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.