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

Learn English by Lessons

 

View All Lessons >

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.