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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.