Use of Prepositions: Number 51
A family is comprised (a) ——– parents and children. They are connected (b) ——- one another by blood, love and affection. The children cannot live ( c) ——- the days of infancy ( d) ——- the loving care of their parents. It is the parents who bring them ( e) ——– nourish them, nurse them (f) ——– sickness, give them proper educational help to get settled in life.
Answer: (a) of; (b) with; ( c) in; ( d) without; ( e) up; ( f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 52
A sincere student is conscious (a) ——– his/her duties and responsibilities. He/She always clings (b) ——– his/her studies. He/She never deviates ( c) ——– the path of morality. That’s why everyone likes him/her (d)——– his/her good quality. He/she believes that real success lies ( e) ——– hard work. He/She never gets things (f) ——– rote.
Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) from; (d) for; (e) in; (f) by.
Use of Prepositions: Number 53
Normally parents wink (a) ——– their son’s fault. They are so blind (b) ——- their son’s fault that they are, like the people who are blind (c) ——– eyes. As a result, many boys are seen indulged ( d) ——– evil deeds. This. brings ( e) ——– their ruin. Parents should be cautious (f) ——– the fault of their children.
Answer: (a) at; (b) to; ( c) of; ( d) in; ( e) about; (f) of.
Use of Prepositions: Number 54
Mr. Kuddus Ali accused (a) ——– theft. The news appeared (b) ——– some papers. He was ashamed (c) ——– the news. He appeared (d) ——– the judicial committee. It appeared (e) ——- the committee that he was innocent. He prayed (f) ——- Allah.
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; (c) of; (d) before; (e) to; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 55
Man is mortal. His life (a) ——– earth is short. One day he has to depart (b) ——– this world (c) —— nothing in hand. He becomes a part of eternity leaving everything ( d) ——- There is no alternative ( e) ——– it. He should not be ambitious (f) ——–worldly things.
Answer: (a) on; (b) from (c) with; (d) behind; (e) to; (f) of.
Use of Prepositions: Number 56
A sunset is very pleasing to us (a) ——— our day’s hard work. It comes (b) ——– a touch of repose and rest. It presents the most beautiful scene ( c) ——– the cloudless sky. The sight looks most charming ( d) ——– the bank of a never. The departed sun flashes its hg ( e) ——- the sky or on the top of the trees or on the waves of rivers or the seas. The western horizon appears exquisitely beautiful as if with the touch (f) ——– magic.
Answer: (a) after; (b) with; (c) in; (d) on; (e) across; (f) of.
Use of Prepositions: Number 57
Man has an unquenchable thirst (a) ——– knowledge. He is never satisfied (p) ——– what he has known and seen. For this, he set out (c) ——- traveling. But it needs a lot of money and patience. The people who live,( d) ——— developed countries, are fit ( e) ——- it. So, they are capable (f) ——- earning practical knowledge.
Answer: (a) for; (b) with; (c) on, (d) in; (e) for; (f) of.
Use of Prepositions: Number 58
(a) ———- the long run a sinner atones (b) ——– his sm because he knows that everyone will have to account ( c) ———- God ( d) ——— his/her deeds. So when a sinner becomes really-repentant, he/she is seen devoted ( e) ——–God. Sometimes he/she is seen absorbed (f) —— deep meditation.
Answer: (a) In; (b) for; (c) to; (d) for; (e) to; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 59
Mr. Anis Ahmed applied (a) ——- the post of a Lecturer. Being pleased (b) ——– his performance, the authority appointed him ( c) ——— the post. Actually, he had a good command (d) ——- English. Moreover, he had a great zest (e) ——–music. The students dealt well (f) ——– him.
Answer: (a) for; (b) at; (c) to; (c) of/over; to) for; (f) with.
Use of Prepositions: Number 60
A truly religious man has no prejudice (a) ——- any religion because prejudice brings unrest (b) ——– the society. He seeks ( c) ——– divine pleasure. He is absorbed ( d) ——— deep meditation, prejudice leads (e) ——– quarrel. As he has always the urge to set (f) ——— peace in the world, he is deadly against any prejudice.
Answer: (a) against; (b) in: (c) for: (d) in; (e) to; (f) up.