Use of Prepositions: Number 71
Mr. Salim was accused (a) ——– corruption. 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 72
Usually we stay (a) ——– home at the weekend. But” I think we will be in Cox’s Bazar (b) ——– next Friday. We shall attend (c) ——– a function of our relatives in Cox’s Bazar. In winter, many people come ( d) ——— here travelling a long distance ( e) ——– the remote comer ( f) ——– Bangladesh.
Answer: (a) at; (b) on; (c) no preposition·; (d) over; (e) from; (f) of.
Use of Prepositions: Number 73
Making a good result in the exam is very important (a) ——– a student. To do well in the exam, a student should follow certain rules and norms. He has to be regular and attentive (b) ——– his studies ( c) ——– the beginning (d) ——— the academic session. It helps a student to prepare his lessons thoroughly. A student should not memorize any lesson (e) ——— understanding it properly. He needs to listen to his teachers attentively and take notes (f) ——– important topics.
Answer: (a) for; (b) to: (c) from; (d) of; (e) without; (f) on.
Use of Prepositions: Number 74
The then Bangladesh was immersed (a) ——– exploit of Pakistani rulers. The government was indifferent (b) ——-the people’s wants. The country was full ( c) ——– chaos. People felt the need to be free ( d) ——– Pakistani rule. All the exploitation worked as incentive ( e) ——– freedom. We all grew impatient (f) ——– Pakistani rule.
Answer: (a) in; (b) to; (c) of; (d) from (e) to; (f) of
Use of Prepositions: Number 75
Patriotism is a noble quality. A man bereft (a) ——— patriotism is hated by all. His memory sinks (b) ———oblivion. People feel shy to call (c) ——— him. They don’t mourn (d) ——– his death. We all should do away (e) ——– this bad quality (f) ——– our life.
Answer: (a) of; (b) into; (c) on; (d) for; (e) with; (f) from.
Use of Prepositions: Number 76
An ant was thirsty. It went to a river (a) ——– drink some water. But by chance it fell (b) ——— the river. There was a banyan tree (c) ——– the river. A dove sat (d) ———- a branch of the tree. He saw the distress (e) ——– the ant and wanted to help it. So, he took a leaf (f) ——– the tree and dropped into water.
Answer: (a) to; (b) into; (c) by; (d) on; (e) of; (f) from.
Use of Prepositions: Number 77
Many people commit sin either knowing or unknowing, (a) ——– the long run a sinner atones (b) ——– his sin because he knows that everyone is accountable (c) ——– Allah (d) ——– his deed. So when a sinner becomes really repentant, he is seen devoted (e) ———- Allah. Sometimes he is seen absorbed ( f) ——— deep meditation.
Answer: (a) In; (b) for; (c) to; (d) for; (e) to; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 78
Students should abide (a) ——– the rules of health. They should rise (b) ——– bed early in the morning and go out ( c) ——– a walk. Besides, they should have willingness ( d) ———- perform all those things which are necessary for the preservation of health. They should take part ( e) ——— games and sports regularly. Thes are essential (f) ——– their physical and mental health. They should also follow the rules of cleanliness.
Use of Prepositions: Number 79
The result ( a) ——– honesty is beyond description. It results (b) ——– peace. On the other hand, misery results (c) ——— vice. So we should abstairi ( d) ——– evil deeds. Evil deeds bring ( e) ——– ruin. Moreover, people live (f) ——– good deed.
Answer: (a) of; (b) in; (c) from; (d) rom; (e) about; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 80
A good student remains absorbed (a) ——– study. He always abides (b) ——– the rules of the college. He never deviates ( c) ——– values and ethos. He always clings ( d) ——– his duty. He knows it very well that his parents -and teachers are contributing a lot for him. So he thinks that he should be accountable (e) ——– them (f) ——— his study.
Answer: (a) in; (b) by; (c) from; (d) to; (e) to; (f) for.
Use of Prepositions: Number 81
SAARC stands (a) ——- South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. It is a regional forum (b) ——- seven South Asian countries like Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan and the Maldives. Newly Afghanistan is also included (c) ——– this association. The SAARC was formed (d) ——– a view to extending all sorts (e) ——– cooperation mainly (f) ——– the field of trade and commerce of the member countries.
Answer: ( a) for; (b) of; ( c) in; ( d) with; ( e) of; (f) in.
Use of Prepositions: Number 82
A huge number of Bangladeshi children are out of their parents’ control. In fact, the situation is (a) ——–description. The reason is that the parents are very indifferent (b) ——– their children’s fault. As a result, many of them become involved (c) ——– bad activities subversive (d) ——- society. They don’t pay any heed (e) ——– their superior. Gradually they get addicted (f) ——- various dangerous habits.
Answer: (a) beyond; (b) to; (c) in; (d) of; (e) to; .(f) to.