Use of Prepositions: Number 61
Our country is terribly entrapped (a) ——– the unemployment problem. The very existence (b) —— our national is (c) ——- danger. (d) ——- any delay, the government comes forward to rescue the nation (e) ——- this uncertainty. The government is trying to create job opportunities (f) ——– the unemployed.
Answer: (a) with; (b) of; (c) m; (d) Without; (e) from; (f) for.
Use of Prepositions: Number 62
Drug addiction means strong attraction (a) ——– harmful things-like heroine, opium, marijuana, morphine, cocaine, phensidyl. These drugs are taken (b) ——— smoking or ( c) ——— injection, the frequent taking of these drugs lead a man ( d) ——– death. So all concerned should create awareness ( e) ——- personal and family levels (f) ——- this dangerous impact of drug addiction.
Answer: (a) for; (b) by; (c) through; (d) to; (e) at; (f) of/about.
Use of Prepositions: Number 63
A good student abides (a) ——– the rules, elm gs, (b) ——– studies, never deviate ( c) —— the right Path and tries to achieve a command ( d) ——– his mother tongue. He never puts (e) ——— work or skims (f) ——– the text.
Answer: (a) by; (b) to; (c) from; (d) of; (e) off; (f) trough.
Use of Prepositions: Number 64
Smoking is a dangerous bad habit, In spite (a) ——– knowing it, people go (b) ——– smoking every day. The main reason of it is addiction ( c) —— smoking. The smoking tendency is on increasing ( d) ——- many people irrespective ( e) ——- the young and the old of the country. Many invaluable lives are being lost. Let us restrain ourselves (f) ——–this habit.
Answer: (a) of; (b) on; (c) to; (d) among; (e) of; (f) from.
Use of Prepositions: Number 65
Man has no escape (a) ——– death. Sooner or later he must die. In other words, he is subject (b) ——- death. No medicine can prevent a man (c) ——– dying. Yet men attempt (d) ——- escape death (e) ——– the time being. Man is (f) ——— no way free from death.
Answer: (a) from (b) to; (c) from; (d) to; (e) for; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 66
Bangladesh is often called a land (a) ——– natural calamities. Flood, cyclone, northwester, drought etc. are very common happenings here. Usually (b) ——– the months of Boishakh and Jaistha·, northwester occurs. The northwester blows sometimes in a terrible form. This storm often occurs ( c) ——– that time when the sky is covered (d) ——– black clouds and heavy wind blows. Almost everything that comes. ( e) ——– it’s sweep is destroyed or carried away. Houses and buildings are blown down, giant trees are uprooted. This causes much harm to people. Our people have to struggle (f) —— this disaster.
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; ( c) at; (d) with; ( e) within; (f) against.
Use of Prepositions: Number 67
A greedy man is covetous (a) ——– wealth. He craves (b) ——– money. He is not satisfied ( c) ——– what he has. He is not aware ( d) ——– the fact that true happiness consists (e) ——– contentment. So, he always hankers (f) ——– money.
Answer: (a) of; (b) for; (c) with; (d) of; (e) in; (f) after.
Use of Prepositions: Number 68
Two charges were brought (a) ——– Socrates. He was condem11ed (b) ——– death. Socrates was not afraid ( c) ——— death. So he did not object (d) ——– the verdict of the court. He met (e) ——– death peacefully. He prefers honour (f) ——– death.
Answer: (a) against; (b) to; (c) of; (d) to; (e) with; (t) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 69
Mr. Shohel was 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 for His blessing.
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; (c) of; (d) before; (e) to; (f) to.
Use of Prepositions: Number 70
The race (a) ——- the hare and the tortoise began on time. The hare covered more than half (b) ——– the distance very quickly. As he was confident ( c) ——— his speed, he decided to have a rest for some time. He was sure (d) ——- his win and thought that it would take a very long time ( e) ——– the tortoise to cover the same distance. The hare thought of having a nap and he soon fell fast asleep ( f) ——– a shady tree.
Answer: (a) between; (b) of; (c) of; (d) of; (e) for; (f) under.