HSC Preposition with Exercise

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HSC Preposition with Excersise

 

Pre শব্দের অর্থ পূর্বে এবং Position শব্দের অর্থ অবস্থান। যে Word Noun বা Pronoun-এর পূর্বে বসে সেই Noun বা Pronoun-এর সঙ্গে বাক্যের অন্যান্য Word-এর সঙ্গে সম্পর্ক স্থাপন করে তাকে Preposition বলে।

যেমন : There is a cow in the field. এখানে in Preposition এবং তা Cow এবং field-এর মধ্যে সম্পর্ক স্থাপন করেছে।

গঠন ও কার্যকারিতা ভেদে Preposition-এর শ্রেণি বিন্যাস

  1. Simple Preposition: এ কটি Word দ্বারা গঠিত Prepositionই হলো Simple Preposition যেমন : In, On, by, at, with, ইত্যাদি।
  2. Double Preposition: দুটি Simple Preposition যুক্ত হয়ে Double Preposition-এর মতো ব্যবহৃত হয়। যেমন : Within (with+in), into (in+to)
  3. Compound Preposition: Noun, adjective বা adverb-এর পূর্বে Simple Preposition যুক্ত হয়ে যে Preposition গঠিত হয় তাকে Compound Preposition বলে। এখানে On এর স্থানে a এবং by এর স্থানে b বা be হয়। যেমন : about (on+by+out), below (by+low)
  4. Phrase Preposition: দুই বা ততোধিক Preposition (বাWord) একত্রে Phrase Preposition গঠন করে। যেমন : In front of, In order to, In lieu of ইত্যাদি।
  5. Participle Preposition: Participle of verb (Present or past) কখনো কখনো Preposition-এর মতো ব্যবহৃত হয়। যেমন : I saw the people walking past him.
  6. Disguised Preposition: অনেক ক্ষেত্রে লক্ষ্য করা যায় on, at, of, Preposition-এর পরিবর্তে a বা o ব্যবহৃত হয়। এরূপ a বা o কে Disguised Preposition বলে।
  7. Special Preposition: Than ও but মূলত Conjunction হলেও কখনো আবার Preposition রূপে ব্যবহৃত হয়। তখন তাদের Special Preposition বলে। যেমন : Iam older than her.
  8. Verbal Preposition: এই জাতীয় Preposition Verb-এর পূর্বে যুক্ত হয়ে নতুন Verb গঠন করে। যেমন : Overlook (Over+look), Withdraw (with+draw).

Preposition

At এর ব্যবহার

১। অবস্থান বুঝাইতে নাম উল্লেখিত ছোট স্থানের আগে যেমনঃ গ্রাম, এলাকা, মহল্লা ও ছোট শহরের আগে at বসে।যেমনঃ at Baratengra, at Chashara

২। সময় বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ I go to bed at 10 o’ clock.

৩। অবস্থা বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ The country is at war now.

৪। হার / গতি বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ Iffat was driving the car at 100 kilometers per hour.

৫। দায়িত্ব বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ You must repair it at your own cost.

৬। দূরত্ব বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ Barguna is at 50 kilometers from here.

৭। বয়স বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ He lost his father at 10.

৮। দিক বুঝাইতে at বসে। যেমনঃ He pointed the gun at him.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর at বসে।

arrive, astonished, annoyed, envy, fire, knock, shame, smile, laugh, surprised, louch, wonder, alarm, jeer.

To এর ব্যবহার

১। কোন স্থানে আসা এবং যাওয়া বুঝালে ঐ স্থানের আগে to বসে।যেমনঃ i. He goes to school everyday. ii. He came to Bangladesh in 1971.

বিঃদ্রঃ আসা এবং যাওয়া বুঝালেও home, abroad, here, there এর আগে to বসে না।

ব্যতিক্রমঃ From here to there.

২। বাক্যে V+তে / র = to+V1. যেমনঃ i. He told me to read a book. ii.I have nothing to give you.

৩। ব্যক্তির কাছে বুঝালে তার আগে to বসে।যেমনঃ He came to me.

৪।  অনুসারে বুঝাতে to বসে।যেমনঃ The food is to me test.

৫। সীমানার বাইরে বুঝাতে to বসে।যেমনঃ Japan is to the east of our country.

৬। পর্যন্ত বুঝাতে to বসে।যেমনঃ They fought to the last.

৭। পরিমান / হার বুঝাতে to বসে।যেমনঃ There are 2.54 c.m. to an inch.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর to বসে।

incline, harmful, beneficial, injurious, according, accustomed, add, admit, adjacent, affectionate, attend, bar, cling, belong, close, commit, common, known, confined, congenial, contrary, dedicate, devote, expose, exceptional, yeld, grateful, hostile, indebted, introduced, irrelevant, liable, loyal, object, prefer, preferable, senior, junior, superior, talk, inferior, prone, refer, reply, speak, lead, eager, willing.

In এর ব্যবহার

১। কোন বিষয় বা ভাষায় বুঝালে তার আগে in বসে। যেমনঃ in English, in Accounting, in Arabic.

২। বড় স্থান বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ We live in Dhaka.

৩। সময়ের ক্ষেত্রে ( মাস / বছর / ঋতুর নাম ) বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ We get freedom in December in 1971.

৪। ক্ষেত্র বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ I am unable to help you in this regard.

৫। অবস্থা বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ He is in a good health.

৬।  বিবেচনা বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ You have to do it in your own interest.

৭। পেশার ক্ষেত্র বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ He has been in politics.

৮।মাধ্যম বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ You have to pay the bill in cash.

৯। অনুপাতের ক্ষেত্র বুঝাতে in বসে। যেমনঃ In England, one in three enters higher education.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর in বসে।

expert, excel, indulge, succeed, believe, assist, interested, consist (নিহিত অর্থে), lie, encourage, grory, persist, rich, trade.

For এর ব্যবহার

১। সময়ের আগে ধরে / যাবৎ / ব্যাপিয়া বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ It has been raining for two hours.

২।জন্য বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ What can I do for you?

৩।সাহায্য অর্থে বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ Would you please do it for me?

৪।কারন বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ Rajshahi is famous for its mangoes.

৫।সমর্থন বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ Are you for the proposal?

৬।মূল্য বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃI bought this pen for 20 taka.

৭।বিনিময় বুঝাইতে for বসে। যেমনঃ You will get a coupon for every 100 taka you pay.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর for বসে।

compensate, ask, affection, appetite, bound, care, desire, long, fit, search, seek, thirst, zeal, zest.

From এর ব্যবহার

১। কারো নিকট হইতে অথবা কোন স্থান হইতে বুঝাইলে from বসে। যেমনঃ

আমার নিকট হইতে = from me.

ঢাকা থেকে = From Dhaka.

  1. The man come from abroad. ii. Don’t get down from a running bus.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর from বসে।

refrain, resist, obstrain, prohibited, protect, prevent, preserve, aloof, deferent, suffer.

Of এর ব্যবহার

১।সম্পর্ক বুঝাতে of বসে। যেমনঃ I know nothing of it.

২।অধিকার / মালিকানা বুঝাতে of বসে। যেমনঃ It is the house of Mr. Khan.

৩।উৎপন্ন / উদ্ভুত অর্থ বুঝাতে of বসে। যেমনঃ He comes of a respectable family.

৪।উপকরণ বুঝাতে of বসে। যেমনঃ The house is made of stone.

৫।কারন বুঝাতে of বসে। যেমনঃ The young boy of cholera.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর of বসে।

fond, sure, conscious, aware, inform, proud, boast, capable, deprieve, devoid, accused, charged, advantage, dull, afraid, approve, bereft, cause, consist(গঠিত অর্থে), cure, in the habit, in favour, envious, fear, full, ignorant, get rid, jealous, shortage.

On এর ব্যবহার

১।নদীর তীরে বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ Dhaka is on the Buriganga.

২।কোন কিছুর উপরে সংলগ্ন বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ The book is on the table.

৩।Floor এর সংখ্যা বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ The office is on the 4th floor.

৪।সীমানার উপর বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ The Buriganga is on the south of Dhaka.

৫।বার / তারিখের পূর্বে এবং দিবসের আগে বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ He will come back on Sunday on the 5th May.

৬।সম্বন্ধে বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ He wrote an essay on the cow.

৭।নির্ভরতা বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ We live on rice.

৮।অনুসারে বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ He has taken leave on medical advice.

৯।সময়ের বর্ণনা বুঝাতে on বসে। যেমনঃ The river looks beautiful on a moonlit night.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর on বসে।

congratulate, comment, pride, rely, bestowed, insist, determined, depend, impose, reflect, take pity.

By এর ব্যবহার

১।কোন উপায় বা পদ্বতির মাধ্যমে বুঝাইতে তার আগে by বসে। যেমনঃ By hard labour.

২।পাশে বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ He sat by me.

৩। মাধ্যম বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ Nipu achieved success by determination.

৪।পথ অর্থে বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ I shall travel by road.

৫।শপথ নেয়া বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ I swear by almighty Allah.

৬।Passive Form-এ by বসে। যেমনঃ The work was done by me.

৭।পরিমাপ বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ The room is 12 feet by 10 feet.

৮।সময়(সুনির্দিষ্ট) বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ He will come back by 5 pm.

৯।হার বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ They are improving day by day.

১০।কারো সম্পর্কে জানতে অর্থ বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ He is an American by birth.

১১।যানবাহনে ভ্রমণ বুঝাতে by বসে। যেমনঃ We went to Khulna by bus.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর by বসে।

accompanied, affected, judge.

With এর ব্যবহার

১।সাথে বুঝাতে with বসে। যেমনঃ He came with me.

২।দ্বারা / দিয়া বুঝাতে with বসে। যেমনঃ I killed the snake with a stick,

৩।কারন with বসে। যেমনঃ The shadow lengthened with the approach of the sun.

নিম্নের শব্দ গুলোর পর with বসে।

burden, cope, keep, up, keep pace, acquitted, angry, annoy, beset, blessed, covered, compare(ব্যক্তির সাথে হলে with কিন্তু জিনিসের সাথে হলে to), content, familiar, invest, popular, reward.

Off-এর ব্যবহার

১: নির্দিষ্ট স্থান থেকে দূরে কিংবা সময়ের ব্যবধান বোঝাতে off ব্যবহূত হয়। যেমন: (a) I called him but he ran off. (b) Summer is not far off now.

২: কোনো কিছু দূরীভূত হয়েছে বোঝাতে off ব্যবহূত হয়। যেমন: (a) Take your shoes off. (b) He has had his beard shaved off.

৩: বন্ধ কিংবা বাতিল বোঝাতে off ব্যবহূত হয়। যেমন: The ceremony is off.

The switch of the fan has been made off.

৪: কর্ম থেকে দূরে বা ছুটি বোঝাতে off ব্যবহূত হয়। যেমন: (a) She is off today. (b) I have got three days off next week.

Into এর ব্যবহার

১।গতিশীলতা বুঝাতে into বসে। যেমনঃ The teacher entered into the class room.

২।অবস্থার পরিবর্তন বুঝাতে into বসে। যেমনঃ Water is changed into snow.

৩।সংঘর্ষ বুঝাতে into বসে। যেমনঃ The truck crashed into a parked car.

৪।সংখ্যায় ভাগ হওয়া বুঝাতে into বসে। যেমনঃ They were divided into three groups.

৫।নির্দেশ বুঝাতে into বসে। যেমনঃ Speak clearly into the microphone.

Above এর ব্যবহার

১।উপরে বুঝাতে above বসে। যেমনঃ The water came above our knees.

২।অবস্থান বুঝাতে above বসে। যেমনঃ The sun is above our head now.

৩।পরিমাণে বুঝাতে above বসে। যেমনঃ Present temperature is above average.

৪।এতটাই সৎ / ভালো বুঝাতে above বসে। যেমনঃ Hemani is above suspicion.

৫।অতিমাত্রা বুঝাতে above বসে। যেমনঃ I couldn’t hear him above the noise of the traffic.

About এর ব্যবহার

১।সম্পর্কে / বিষয়ে বুঝাতে about বসে। যেমনঃ I knew something about it.

২।চারদিকে বুঝাতে about বসে। যেমনঃ The runners were running about the circle.

৩।উপলক্ষ বুঝাতে about বসে। যেমনঃ He came here about the marriage ceremony.

৪।প্রায় / কাছাকাছি বুঝাতে about বসে। যেমনঃ He has lost about 1 lac taka.

After এর ব্যবহার

১।পরে বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ He came after me.

২।অসংখ্যবার বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ I’ve told him time after not to do that.

৩।পিছনে পিছনে বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ They run after the thief.

৪।ব্যাপক সময় বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ He returned home after a month.

৫।ঠিক পরবর্তী কোন কিছু বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ Issa is the tallest after Mimi.

৬।মোটের উপর বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ After all, he is a good boy.

৭।বিপরিত ঘটনা বুঝাতে after বসে। যেমনঃ The house is pleasantly cool after the extreme heat outside.

Before এর ব্যবহার

১।পূর্বে বুঝাতে before বসে। যেমনঃ He came before lunch.

২।সম্মুখে / সামনে বুঝাতে before বসে। যেমনঃ He stood before me.

৩।তূলনামূলক ভাবে আগে / বিশেষ গুরুত্ব বুঝাতে before বসে। যেমনঃ He puts his work before everything.

Among এর ব্যবহার

১। কিছুর মধ্যে( চারদিক বেষ্টিত ) বুঝাতে among বসে। যেমনঃ There is a house among the trees.

২।দু’য়ের অধিকের মধ্যে বুঝাতে among বসে। যেমনঃ Divided the mangoes among the three boys.

Within এর ব্যবহার

১।সময়ের মধ্যে বুঝাতে within বসে। যেমনঃ He will come back within a month.

২।সামর্থ্যের মধ্যে বুঝাতে within বসে। যেমনঃ We should live within our means.

Over এর ব্যবহার

১।উপর বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ There is a bridge over the river.

২।পারাপার বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ They run over the glass.

৩। সমগ্র / সারা অর্থ বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ They have traveled over the world.

৪।বিপরিত পাশ বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ They live over the road.

৫।অধিক বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ He was in America for over a month.

৬।উপরস্থ কর্মকর্তা বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ He has a director over him.

৭।মাধ্যম বুঝাতে over বসে। যেমনঃ He talked over telephone.

Under এর ব্যবহার

১।নিচে বুঝাতে under বসে। যেমনঃ The ball is under the table.

২।ছোট / কম পরিমান / বয়স বুঝাতে under বসে। যেমনঃ i. He is under 20. ii. He earns under 5000.

৩।অধীনে আর্থ বুঝাতে under বসে। যেমনঃ The building is under construction.

৪।অবস্থা বুঝাতে under বসে। যেমনঃ He is under sentence to death.

Between এর ব্যবহার

১।দুইয়ের মধ্যে বুঝাতে between ব্যবহৃত হয়। যেমনঃ i. He stood between his two brothers. ii.Divide the mango between two sisters.

Without এর ব্যবহার

১।ছাড়া অর্থ বুঝাতে without ব্যবহৃত হয়। যেমনঃ i. He found the place without difficulty. ii.We can’t live without water.

Beyond এর ব্যবহার

১।পিছনে / অপরদিক অর্থ বুঝাতে beyond বসে। যেমনঃ The road continues beyond the villages up into the hills.

২।সময়ের পরে বুঝাতে beyond বসে। যেমনঃ It won’t go on beyond midnight.

৩।সাধ্যের বাইরে বুঝাতে beyond বসে। যেমনঃ The car was beyond repair.

Since এর ব্যবহার

১।‘হইতে’ অর্থে poinr of time এর পূর্বে since বসে। যেমনঃ since 1971, since Sunday, since June.

Beside এর ব্যবহার

১।পাশে বুঝাতে by এর মত beside বসে। যেমনঃ beside me, beside the man, beside you.

Through এর ব্যবহার

১।ভিতর / মধ্য দিয়ে বুঝাতে Through বসে। যেমনঃ through the forest, through struggle.

Across এর ব্যবহার

১।আড়াআড়ি ভাবে / অপর পার্শ্বে বুঝাতে across বসে। যেমনঃ i. Go across the street, ii. My house is just across the road.

Off এর ব্যবহার

১।দূরে / বিচ্ছিন্ন অর্থে off বসে। যেমনঃ i. Be off from here, ii. Swithch the fan off.

Below এর ব্যবহার

১।নিম্নে বর্নিত, নির্দিষ্ট পরিমাণ বা সংখ্যা কম,পর্যায়ের নিচে বুঝাতে across বসে। যেমনঃ i. My particulars are given below. ii. Rahim has got below 80% marks. iii. He lives below middle class status.

Down এর ব্যবহার

১।উপর থেকে নিচের দিকে বুঝাইতে down বসে। যেমনঃ The boy has fallen down from the roof

Up এর ব্যবহার

১। নিচ থেকে উপরের দিকে বুঝাইতে up বসে। যেমনঃ i. Go up the hill. ii. Climb up the tree.

Besides এর ব্যবহার

১।এছাড়াও বুঝাইতে besides বসে। যেমনঃ I have another pen besides this.

Appropriate Preposition

Abide by – You should abide by the rules

Abound in – Fish abounds in this pond.

Abound with – the river abounds with fish

Absent from – He was absent from school

Absorbed in – He is absorbed in studies

Access to – Public has no access to this garden

According to – according to your order I went there

Accompanied by – He was accompanied by his father

Acquainted with – I am acquainted with him.

Accused of – He is accused of theft.

Accustomed to – I am accustomed to such a life

Acquit (one) of – I acquit you of the charge.

Add to – Add this to that

Addicted to – He is addicted to wine

Adjacent to – His school is adjacent to his house

Admit of – Your conduct/ It amits of no excuse [ Admit is followed by of only when it has an impersonal subject, i.e. it or an abstract noun (such as, conduct). But when the subject is personal, admit is not followed by of. I admit (accept) no excuse.]

Admit to – He was admitted to Class VI.

Admit into – He was admitted into the room.

Affection for – The teacher feels affection for every pupil

Affectionate to – He is affectionate to me

Afraid of – I am not afraid of ghosts

Agree with )a person), on (a point), to (a proposal)

I agree with you on this point, but I cannot agree to all the proposals.

Aim at – He aimed his gun at the bird

Alarmed at – We were alarmed at the news

Allot to – One room has been allotted to him

Alternative to – This question is alternative to that

Aloof from – Keep yourself aloof from bad company

Ambition for – He has no ambition for fame in life

Angry with (a person), for (something) , at (one’s conduct) – He is angry with me for speaking against him. Iam angry at your conduct.

Annoyed with (a person), for (something) – I was annoyed with him for being late

Anxious about, for – I am anxious about your health. He is anxious for getting a job.

Apart from – apart from the prize, he got a certificate.

Appeal to (a person), for (something) against (a wrong) – He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon. They appealed against the verdict of the lower court.

Appetite for – The patient has no appetite for food

Apply to (a person), for (a thing) – He applied to the Secretary for the post

Aptitude for – I have no aptitude for Mathematics

Arrive at – we arrived at the station in time

Argue with (a person), for or against ( a thing) – I argued with him for (or against) the point

Assign to – He assigned the task to me

Ashamed of – He is not ashamed of his conduct

Ashamed for – I feel ashamed for you (A.L.D. – Hornby)

Attend to – attend to your lesson

Attach to – attach this slip to the letter

Attend on (upon) – She attends on (upon) her mother

Avail (oneself) of – You must avail yourself of the opportunity

Aware of – He is aware of the fact

Based on – Your remarks are not based on facts.

Beg ( a person) for ( a thing) – He begged me for the favour

Beg ( a thing ) of (a person) – He begged the favour of me

Believe in – I do not believe in his honesty

Belong to – This book belongs to me

Bent on – He is bent on doing this

Beware of – Beware of pick pockets

Blessed with – He is blessed with (=possesses) good health

Blessed in – He is blessed ( = happy) in his children.

Blind of – He is blind of one eye

Blind to – He is blind to his own faults

Blush with, for – She blushed with shame

[There is no cause to blush for me (COD)]

Boast of – Do not boast of your wealth

Born of, in – He was born of poor parents. He was born in poverty

Bound for – The ship is bound for England

Brood on, over – Do not brood over your misfortune

Burst out – He burst out laughing at my joke

Busy with – He is busy with his studies

Callous to – He is callous to my suffering

Capable of – He is capable of doing this alone

Capacity for – He has capacity for hard work

Care for – I do not care for you

Care of – He is certain of his ground

Charge (a person) with (a fault), on or against (a person) – He was charged with theft. Theft was charged on (against) him

Close to – The school is very close to our house

Clothed in, with – He is clothed in wool. He was clothed with shame. [ A.L.D]

Clue to – Find out the clue to the mystery

Come of – He comes of a noble family.

Commence on – Our examination commences on the 3rd July

Comment on – He commented favourably on the point

Comment on – He commented favourably on the point

Compare with (similar things), to (dissimilar things) – Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare. Anger is compared to fire.

Compete with (some one), for (something) – I competed with him for the first prize.

Complain to ( a person), against (another), about ( a thing) – They complained (made a complaint) to the Director against the Manager about his behaviour

Comply with – I shall comply with your request

Composed if – Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen

Confident of – I am confident of success

Confined in (a room), to (bed) – He is confined in a room for five days. He is confined to bed.

Congratulate on – I congratulate you on your success.

Conscious of – He is conscious of his weakness

Consist of – This class consists of fifty boys./ The committee consists of five members

Consist in – Happiness consists in contentment.

Consist with – His statement does not consist with reason

Consistent with – Your action is not consistent with the rules

Consult with ( a person), on or about (a thing) – I consulted with him on/about the matter.

Contrary to – His action is contrary to his words

Contribute to – He contributed one thousand rupees to the Flood Relief Fund

Control over – He has no control over his brother

Count for – His advice counts for nothing (i.e. of no effect)

Count upon – I cannot cope with the situation

Crave for – He craves for wealth (COD)

Deaf of – He is deaf of one ear . (COD)

Deaf to – He is deaf to my rquest

Deal in – He deals in rice/ clothes etc

Deal with – He deals well with the customers

Dedicate to – This book is dedicated to his father

Delight in – He takes delight in music

Depend on – Success depends on hard work

Deprived of – He was deprived of his property

Desire for – He has no desire for fame

Desirous of – He is desirous of building a new house

Despair of – Do not despair of success.

Destined to – He was destined to death

Devoid of – He is devoid of common sense

Devote to – he devotes much time to study

Die of (a disease), from (an effect), fpr (a cause), by (poison), in (peace) – He died of cholera. He died from over-eating. He died for his country. He died by poison. Let me die in peace.

Differ with (a perosn), on (a Point), in (opinion) – I differ with you on this point . They differe in their opinions.

Differ from – This thing differs from that

Difference between – There is no difference between the two brothers

Different from – This book is different from that.

Diffident of – I am diffident of success.

Disgrace to – He is a disgrace to his family./ Slums are a disgrace to any city.

Disgusted with (a person), at (a thing) – I am disgusted with him at his conduct

Dislike for – He has dislike for dogs.

Displeased with ( aperson) at (a thing) – I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Dispose of – He disposed of his books

Dispose off – The old books were disposed off

Distinguish one thing from (another) – A child cannot distinguish good from evil

Distinguish between – Distinguish between a phrase and a clause

Divert from – The loud music diverted my attention from study

Divide into (parts) – It was divided into several parts

Divide between (two), among (more than two) – Divide the mangoes between Ram and Shyam. Divide the mangoes among the boys

Due to – His absence is due to illness./ He is absent due to his illness.

Dull at – He is dull at Physics/ Mathematics etc.

Eager for, about – He is eager for promotion in service. He is eager about the result. (COD)

Eligible for – He is eligible for the post

Encroach on – Do not encroach on my land

End in – All his plans ended in smoke

Endowed with – He is endowed with talents

Engaed with (a person) in (a work) – I was engaged with him in talk

Engaged to – Lila was engaged to him.

Enquire of (a person), into (a matter) – He enquired of me into the matter

Enter into – He entered into details. [but] he entered the room.

Envy of – I have no envy of home(p.o.d)

Envious of- I am not envious of his riches.

Entitled to – he is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Equal in ( rank) , with ( a person) , to (a task) – mr. bose is equal in rank with mr.ghosh. he rose equal to the occasion.

Escape from- the man escaped from the prison.

Escape by- he escaped by a hair –breadth.

Esteem for- he has esteem for the superiors.

Essential to – food is essential to health.

Excel in- he excels in painting)cod)

Excuse for- he will not be excused for coming late.

Excuse from- they may be excused from complying with this regulation.

Exempt from- he has exempted from the fine.

Faith in – I have no faith in him/ he has no faith in religion.

Faith with (break fast)- he broke faith with me.

Faithful to – the dog is faithful to his master.

False to – I cannot be false (unfaithful) to may friend.

Famous for- radhanagar is famous for the birth place of raja rammohun.

Familer with – he is familiar with my brother.

Fatal to- the doctor’s mistake proved fatal to the patient’s life.

Favour with- would you favour me with an early reply?

(in) favour of – he spoke in favour of his friend.

Favarouble to (a person) for(something)- this situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Feel for, in –I feel for you in your trouble.

Fit for – he is not fit for the job.

Fond of- she is fond of sweets.

Free from – he is now free from danger.

Fill with – this tank is filled with water

Full of- this tank is full of water.

Glance at- he glanced at me casually ./ have a glance at the book.

Good at – he is good at tennis.[ but, he is good for nothing]

Grateful to (a person) for (something)- I am grateful to you for your help.

Greed for- he has no greed for wealth.

Guess at – can you guess at her age?

Guilty of- he is guilty of murder.

Hanker after- do not hanker after wealth.

Hard at- he is hard at work before examination.

Hard of- he is hard of hearing.

Heir of ( a person), to (a property)- he is the heir of his uncle(to the uncle’s property)

Hope for- let us hope for the best.

Hunger for- his hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Ignorant of- he is ignorant of this rule.

Ill with- he is ill with fever.

Impose on- the task was imposed on me.

Indebted to- I am indebted to him for this help.

Indifferent to- he is indifferent to our problem.

Indulge in – do not indulge in wine.

[but , do not indulge him with your support.]

Inform (a person) , of (something) – he informed the police of the murder

Inferior to- -this orange is inferior to that.

Inquire of( a person), about, into (a matter)- I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Insist on- he insisted on my going home.

Interest in- he has special interest in history.

Interfere with (a person) , in( a matter) do not interfere with me in my business.

Invite to – I invited him to dinner.

Involved in – he involved in the plot.

Jealous of- l am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Jump at- do not jump at the offer.

Jump to- do not hastily jump to a conclusion.

Jump on- the cat jumped on the table

Jump over – he jumped over the fence.

Junior to – he is junior to me in service.

Junior by – he is junior to me by five years.

Justification of/ for- there is no justification of(for) his conduct.

Key to- he has found out the key to his problem.

Kind( noun) of- what kind of paper is it?

[so kind kindness) of you to see me]

Kind(adj) to- she is very kind to the children.

Lack of- I have no lack of friends.

Lacking in – he is lacking in courage.

Lame of – he is lame of one leg.

Lament for- she lamented for her child.

Late in – why are you late so coming.? Laugh at- do not laugh at the poor.

Lay by- lay by something for the old age.

Liable to- he is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Linking for- she has a liking for music.

Limit to- you should have a limit to your demands

. Limited to- invitation was limited to members only.

Listen to- listen to me. Listen to the news on the radio.

Live on (food)- the cow lives on grass.

Live by- he lives by honest means.

Live beyond, within – he lives beyond his means. He lives within his means.

Live for( an ideal)- he lives for frame.

Look at – look at the moon.

Look after – there is none to look after her.

Look for- l am looking for a good job.

Look into- l am looking into the matter.

Look over- he is looking over the answer-papers.

Look up- look up the word in the dictionary.

Long for – he longed for frame.

Loyal to – he is loyal to his master.

Mad with- he is mad with pain.

Made of – this ring is made of gold.

Make for- the ship made for England. / make for England at your earliest.

Make out – I cannot make out what you say.

Marry to – he married his daughter to a rich man. She was married to a rich man.

Marry. – She married a Frenchman(A.L.D. Hornby)

Mourn for, over – don’t mourn for(over) the dead.

Need for , of – I have no need for more money. I am in need of money.

Object to – he objected to my proposal.

Oblige ( a person) with or by (doing) something – he obliged me with a loan, or by giving me a loan.

Obliged to – ( a person),for ( a thing) – I am obliged to him for his kind help.

Obsessed by, with – he is obsessed by the idea/ why are people so obsessed with money?

Obstacle to – proverty is often an obstacle to higher studies.

Occupied with ( a business) ,in (doing a thing) – he is occupied with his studies. He is occupied in writing a letter.

Occur to- (one’s mind) – the idea never occurred to me.

Occur in ( an essay , a poem etc.) – this line occurs in the poem ‘ the cloud’, written by Shelley

Offend against – you have offended against good manners.

Offended with ( a person) at (an action)- I am offended (displeased) with you at your conduct.

Offensive to – this acrid smell is offensive to me.

Officiate for ( a person) in ( a post) – he officiated for me in that post.

Open to – his plan is open to objection.

Open at- open at page 20.

Opportunity for, of – I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Opposite to- your idea is opposite to mine . our house is opposite to the park.

Overcome with , by (emotion etc)- he was overcome with fatigue . he was overcome by anger .(COD)

Owe to, for – I owe my all to him./ he still owes for the goods supplied to him.

Parallel to – this road is parallel to that.

Part from ( a person) , with ( a thing) – he parted from his friend . she parted with the ring(COD).

Partial to – he is partial to his son.

Partiality for – he has no partiality for his son.

Pass for- he passes for a clever man.

Pass away- he passed away last night.

Persist in – he persisted in disturbing me.

Pity for- have pity for the poor.

Play on – he played on guitar.

Plead with ( a person) for or against (something)- I am pleased with him . I am pleased at the news.

Polite in, to- he is polite in his manners . he is polite to strangers.

Poor in (spirit)- don’t be poor in spirit . he is poor in mathematics.

Popular with he is popular with all for his good behavior.

Prefer (one) to (another) – I prefer coffee to tea.

Preferable to – death is preferable to dishonor

Preside over- he presided over the meeting.

Pretend to- he does not pretend to high birth.

Prevent (one) from (doing something) – I prevented him from going there.

Pride(oneself) on, (take pride in)- he prides himself on (takes pride in) his high birth.

Proud of- he is proud of his position.

Prior to – prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Prohibit from- I prohibited him from going there.

Prompt in (answers), prompt at (figures)- he is prompt in his answers . he is prompt at figures.

Prone to – he is prone to idleness.

Proportionate to- punishment should be Proportionate to offence.

Provide against (evil days). For (children), with (a thing) – You must provide against evil days for your children. I provide (supply) him with food

Qualified for – He is qualified for the post.

Quick at, of – He is quick at figures. He is quick of understanding

Quarrel with ( a person) for, over, about (something) – They quarreled with one another for (over, about) the property.

Refer to – Refer the matter to him for enquiry

Rejoice at , in – Everyone rejoiced at (in) her success.

[Nesfield says “rejoice in one’s own success”, but “rejoice at the success of another”. But COD does not make any such distinction]

Relevant to – Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Rely on, upon – You can rely on him./ He can be relied upon for that kind of help

Remedy for – There is no remedy for this disease. (COD)

[Nesfield says “remedy for or against snakebite”.]

Remind (one) of (a thing) – I reminded him of his promise.

Render into – Render the passage into Hindi

Replace (one thing) with another – Replace this chair with a new one (COD)

[“In a passive sentence where it is necessary to use ‘by’ to denote an agent, ‘with’ must be used before the name of the thing that is substituted”. – Current English Usage by F.T. Wood]

Require (a thing) of (a person) – I required a loan of him./ What do you require of me?

Resign (oneself) to – I resigned myself to fate.

(In) respect of [ in point of ] – He is junior to me in respect of service.

(With) respect to – We are talking with respect to that matter

Respond to – Nobody responded to my call.

Responsible to (an authority) for ( an action) – He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Rest with, upon – The whole matter rests (depends) with you. I rest upon (rely on) your promise.

Restore to – Restore his property to him

Restrict to – Admission was restricted to students

Retire from, on – He retired from service on a pension

Rich in – Bihar is rich in minerals

Rid of – Get rid of bad company

Rob of – Somebody robbed him of his purse

Sanguine of – She is sanguine of her success

Satisfied with, of – I am satisfied with him. I am satisfied of the truth

Satisfaction in, with – I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with his result.

Search for – Their search for the thing was of no avail

(In) search of – They are in search of a nice bird

Sensible of – She is sensible of the risk

Sensitive to – She is sensitive to cold

Sentence to, for – He was sentenced to death for murder

Senior to – He is senior to me by four years. I am senior to him in service.

Send for – Send for a doctor immediately

Sick of , for – I am sick of fever. I am sick of this idle life. He is sick for home

Similar to – This pen is similar to that

Sink in (mud), into (the sea, river etc) – He sank in mud. The ship sank into the sea.

Slow of (speech), at (figures), in (doing something) – He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Smell of – This glass smells of wine

Smile on – Fortune smiled on him

Stare at – She started at me.

Stick to – He sticks to his decision

Subject to – This is subject to approval of the committee

Succeed in – He will succeed in life

Suffer from – He is suffering from fever

Superior to – This type of rice is superior to that

Supply (a person) with (a thing), to (a person) – He supplied us with food. He supplied food to us.

Sure of – I am sure of success

Sympathy for – I have no sympathy for him

Take after – The boy takes after (resembles) his father.

Talk to, with (a person), of, about, over (a thing) – I am talking to (with) Mr.Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Taste for – She has no taste for music

Tell upon – Over-eating tells upon health

Tide over – He will soon tide over the difficulty

Tired of – I am tired of doing the same thing day after day

Think of, about (a person), over (something) – What do you think of (about) him?

Think carefully over his advice.

Tolerant of – We must be tolerant of opposition

Triumph over – Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty

True to – He is true to his master

Trust (a person) with (a thing), to (a person), in God – You may trust me with the work. You may trust the work to me . Trust in God.

Unite with – Be united with your friends

Useful to (a person), for (some purpose) – This book is useful to us for examination

Vain of – She is vain of her beauty

Vary from – His opinion varies from his brother’s

Vexed with (a person), for, at (a thing) – He is vexed with me at my conduct . He is vexed with me for opposing him

Void of – He is void of common sense

Wait for – I waited for him for two hours

Wait on – The nurse waited on (attended ) the patient

Want of – He warned me of the danger

Weak in – He is weak in Mathematics

Weak of – He is weak of understanding

Weary of – He is weary of hard life

Wish for – I do not wish for name and fame

Wonder at – I wonder at his ignorance

Worthy of – He is worthy of our praise

Yield to – He yielded to his enemy

Zeal for – He has a zeal for social work

Zealous for, in – He is zealous for improvement in a good cause

Zest for – She has no zest for music

The Appropriate Prepositions are very difficult to remember. But if we arrange them in accordance with Prepositions, we can notice some sort of similarity and it becomes easy to learn. Moreover, our ear is tuned with the use of Prepositions.

FOR

Study the words that take the Preposition ‘for’ after them. You have learnt the applications of the words. Now see them systematically.

NOUNS: [FOR]

Affection for Ambition for Anxiety for Apology for Appetite for Aptitude for Blame for Candidate for Capacity for Compassion for Compensation for Contempt for Craving for Desire for Dislike for Esteem for Fitness for fondness for Greed for Guarantee for Hunger for Leisure for linking for match for Motive for opportunity for partiality for passion for pretext for remedy for reputation for shame for taste for zeal for zest for

ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES: [FOR]

Anxious for Bound for Celebrated for Conspicuous for Customary for Designed for Distinguished for (something)

Distinguished by (some action)

Eager for Eligible for Eminent for Famous for Fit for Favourable for Good for Grateful for Necessary for Notorious for Penitent for Prepared for Proper for Qualified for Readu for Remarkable for Sorry for Sufficient for Useful for Zealous for

Verbs : [ for] Beg for Care for Clamour for Feel for Hope for Long for Lament for Make for Mourn for Pine for Pray for Stipulate for Start for Wait for Wish for Yearn for

FROM

The following words take the Preposition ‘from’ after them:

NOUS: [FROM] Abstinence from digression from Descent from escape from inference from respite from

ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES: [FROM] Absent from Alienated from Apart frp, Disqualified from Distinct from Different from Precluded from Remote from

VERBS : [FROM] Abstain from Alight from Avert from Cease from Debar from Derive from Derogate from Desist from Detract from Deviate from Differ from Digress from Dissent from Dissuade from Elicit from Emerge from Escape from Exclude from Excuse from Preserve from Prevent from Prohibit from Protect from Quote from Recoil from Recover from Refrain from Result from Retire from Vary from

IN The following words take the Preposition ‘in’ after them:

NOUNS: [IN] COMPLICITY IN (A CRIME) Concurrence in (a proposal) Confidence in (a person) Delight in (something) Experience in (doing something) Faith in (a person or thing) Jurisdiction in (a law suit) Laxity in (morals) Readiness in answering (a question) Temperance in diet.

ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES :(IN) Absorbed in (study etc) Accomplished In (art etc) Accurate in (statistics etc) Apt in (Mathematics etc) Assiduous in (studies) Backward in (something) Bigoted in (opinion) Confirmed in (a habit) Correct in (a statement) Defective in (point of style) Deficient in (energy) Diligent in (business) Engaged in (business) Entangled in (a plot) Enveloped in (mist) Experienced in (something) Fertile in (resources) Foiled in (an attempt) Fruitful in (resources) Held in (esteem) Honest in (dealings) Impressed in (thought) Implicated in (a crime) Indebted in (a large sum) Interested in (a person or thing) Invested in (govt. paper) Involved in (difficulties) Late in (doing something) Lavish in (expenditure) Lax in (morals) Obstinate in (resistance) Polite in (manners) Poor in (spirit) Proficient in (any subject) Profuse in (offers) Remiss in (duties) Rich in (property) Skillful/slothful in (business) Slow in (doing something) Temperate in (habits) Veiled in (mystery) Versed in (any subject) Weak in (head) Zealous in (a cause)

VERBS: [ IN] Abound in (fish etc.) Arrive in (a country) Believe in (one’s honesty) Consist in (facts or results) Dabble in (politics) Deal in (cloth etc.) Delight in (music etc.) Employ in (a work) Enlist in (the army etc.) Excel in (languages etc.) Fail in (an attempt) Fall in (love) Glory in (success) Increase in (wisdom) Indulge in (wine) Involve in (debt) Join in (a game0 Labour in (a good cause) Originate in (a thing or place) Preserve in (an effort) Persist in (doing something) Rejoice in (own success)

OF

The following words take the Preposition ‘of’ after them:
NOUNS: [ OF ] Abatement of (the fever) Abhorrence of (ingratitude) Assurance of (help) Betrayal of (a secret) Cause of (troubles) Charge of (murder etc.) Consciousness of (guilt) Consideration of (a thing) Conviction of (guilt) Decision of (some dispute) Distrust of (a person or thing) Doubt of or about (a thing) Economy of (time) Endurance of (pain) Evasion of (a rule) Experience of (a thing) Failure of (a plan) Freedom of (action) Hatred of or for (a person) Heir of (a person) Hope of or for (better luck) Imputation of (guilt) Infliction of (punishment) Judge of (a matter) Proof of (guilt) (In) pursuance of (an object) Relation of (one thing) to (another) Result of (a proceeding) (In) search of (wealth) Tenacity of (purpose) Want of (memory) Witness of (an event)

ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES: [ OF ]

Accused of ( a crime) Acquitted of ( a charge) Afraid of (death) Ambitious of (distinction) Apprehensive of (danger) Apprised of (a fact) Ashamed of (dullness) Cautious of (anything) Certain of (success) Cognisant of (a truth) Commemorative of (a victory) Convinced of (a fact) Covetous of (goods) Cured of (a disease) Composed of (a material) Confident of (success) Conscious of (a fault) Convicted of (a crime) Defeated of (purpose) Deserving of (praise) Desirous of (success) Despondent of (success) Destitute of (money) Devoid of (common sense) Diffident of (success) Disappointed of (anything) Distrustful of (a man’s motives) Dull of (understanding) Defrauded of (earnings) Depleted of (strength) Deprived of (something) Easy of (access) Ampty of (contents) Envious of (another’s success) Fearful of (something) Fond of (something) Full of (persons or things) Greedy of (riches) Guilty of (theft) Healed of (a disease) Assure of (the truth) Aware of (intentions) Bereft of (a child) Blind of (one eye) Born of (rich parents) Capable of (improvement) Careful of (money) Heedless of (consequences) Hopeful of (success) Ignorant of (any subject) Impatient of (reproof) Inclusive of (extras) Independent of (parents) Indicative of (motives) Informed of (a fact) Innocent of (a charge) Irrespective of (consequences) Lame of (one leg) Lavish of (money) Neglectful if (interests) Negligent of (duties) Productive of (wealth) Proud of (position) Quick of (understanding) Receptive of (advice) Reckless of (expenditure) Regardless of (consequences) Repentant of (sin) Sanguine of (success) Sensible of (kindness) Sick of (waiting) Slow of (hearing) Subversive of (discipline) Sure of (success) Suspicious of (meaning) Thankful of (favours) Tired of (doing something) Vain of (fine dress etc.) Weary of (doing something) Worthy of (praise) Verbs: [ of ] Accuse of (some misdeed) Acquit of (blame) Admit of (an excuse) Beware of 9something) Boast of (something) Complain of (something) Dream of (strange things) Fail of 9a purpose) Heal of (a disease) Hear of (an event) Inform a person of (a thing) Inquire of (a person) Consist of (materials) Convict a person of (a crime) Convince a person of (a fact) Cure a man of (a disease) Die of (a disease) Dispose of (property) Judge of or by (something) Purge the mind of (false notions) Repent of (misdeed) Smell of (fish) Suspect of (treachery) Taste of (salt)

ON The following words take the Preposition ‘on’ after them:

Nouns: [ On] Assault on (a person or thing) Attack on (a place) Authority on (a subject) Controversy on (a point) Decision on (some case) Dependence on (a person or thing) Imposition on (the guilty) Influence on (a man’s action) Lecture on (a subject)

ADJECTIVES AND PARTICIPLES: [ON]

Based on (something) Bent on (doing something) Conditional on (something) Entailed on ( a person) Founded on (fact) Imperative on (a person) Consequent on (some cause) Determined on (doing a thing) Engraved on (the memory) Incumbent on (a person) Resolved on (doing a thing) Silent on (a point) VERBS : [ ON ] Calculate on (success) Decide on (something) Err on (the side of leniency) Encroach on (one’s authority) Expatiate on (a subject) Fall on (the enemy) Fire on (a city) Gain on (someone in a race) Harp on (something) Hinge on (an event) Impose on (a person) Infringe on (a man’s rights) Insist on (something being done) Intrude on (one’s leisure) Lean on (a staff) Mediate on (some subject) Operate on (a patient) Ponder on (a subject) Pounce on (a thing) Prevail on (a person) to do something Pride oneself on (a thing) Smile on (a person) Speak on (a subject) Trample on (justice)

HSC Preposition 2019 All Board Questions with Answer

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Dhaka Board-2019]

Mr Reza works (a) — a clerk in a local school. He is poor but honest. His honesty is known (b)—everyone in his locality. He often suffers (c)—hunger.   He is deprived (d)— comfort and many other things. Nevertheless, he does not long (e)—wealth. He never hankers (f)— name and fame. He leads his life (g)— satisfied (h)— what he has. But sometimes he runs into debt and poverty is responsible his (i)—this debt. However, he does not like to depend (j)—others.

Answer: (a) as; (b) to; (c) from; (d) of; (e) for; (f) after; (g) by; (h) with; (i) for; (j) on.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Rajshahi Board-2019]

When the sun was setting (a)—the treetops, the jailor came (b)—the room of Socrates to bid him prepare (c)—death. In those days, people were sentenced to death by giving a cup (d)—poison in Athens. Socrates knew this and he nodded (e)— the jailor. Bursting (f)—tears the jailor went out of the room and returned (g)—a cup of hemlock. Socrates lifted the cup to his lips. His pupils tried to keep back their tears but soon the room was filled (h)—the sound of weeping. With the cup of poison hand, Socrates said, “What is the strange sound? I have heard that a man should die (j)—peace. So be silent and have patience.

Answer: (a) behind/under/over; (b) to/into/inside; (c) for; (d) of; (e) to/at; (f) into; (g) with; (h) with: (i) in; (j) in. 

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Dinajpur Board-2019]

A craftwork in an applied form (a)—art, a social and cultural product reflecting the inclusive nature (b)—folk imagination. A craftwork, which usually doesn’t bear the signature of its maker, retains a personal touch. When we look (c)—a thirty-year-old nakshikantha, we wonder (d)—its motifs and designs that point (e)— the artistic ingenuity and the presence of the maker (f)—it. The fact that we don’t know her name or any other details (g)—her doesn’t take anything (h)—from our appreciation (i)—the artist. Indeed, the intimate nature ((j)—the kantha and the tactile feeling in it generates animate the work and make it very inviting.

Answer: (a) of; (b) of; (c) at; (d) at; (e) to; (f in/of; (g) about/of; (h) away; (i) of; (j) of. 

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Jashore Board-2019]

Patriotism is the quality inherent (a)—a man. This is why, he feels a natural attachment (b)—his native land. Love (c)— motherland is necessary for the betterment of a nation. The people who are patriotic are noted (d)—their patriotism. They are different (e)—other people. Their contribution does not sink (f)—oblivion. They are worthy (g)—praise. They lay down their lives for the good of the country. They are not unaware (h)—their status in society. They are celebrated (i)—their patriotism. They should not be looked down (j)—in any way. 

 

Answer: (a) in; (b) to; (c) for; (d) for; (e) from; (f) into; (g) of; (h) of; (i) for; (j) upon. 



  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Cumilla Board-2019]

Preposition connects all types (a)—words together and supports them make better sense (b)—the readers. They help us to understand the relationship (c)—objects. (d)— example, the book and the table (e)—the kitchen. This ensures you a basic understanding. If we add another preposition, it makes it even clearer. This book is (f)—top of the table (g)— the kitchen. We have a clear picture (h)—our mind (i)—the relation of those two objects and their relationship (j)—each other.

Answer: (a) of; (b) to/for; (c) among/with; (d) For; (e) in/inside; (f) on; (g) in; (h) in; (i) about; (j) with /between.



  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Chattogram Board-2019]

What are the qualities of a good student? A good student is always attentive (a)—his studies. He is never indifferent (b)— his studies. He does not learn things (c)—note. He is always curious and innovative. He does not hunt only (d)—traditional guide books. His thirst (e)—knowledge knows on bounds. He does not confine himself (f)—the traditional studies. He is aware (g)—the current affairs (h)—the world. He listens (i)— his teachers and abides (j)—their advice.

Answer: (a) to; (b) to; (C) from; (d) for; (e) for; (f) to; (g) of; (h) of; (1) to; (j) by.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Sylhet Board-2019]

Luna’s cat was missing. So she started looking around (a)—it. She opened her closet and looked (b)— Then she went to the bedroom crawling (c)—the floor to look (d) the bed. The cat was not there. In fact, it was nowhere inside the house. Therefore, Luma decided to go (e)— to look for it. Just as she was (f)—to open the door, the doorbell rang. It was her neighbour, Mrs Haq, “Look, Luna! Your cat is (g)— the sunshade!” said Mrs Haq pointing (h)—a tall building opposite (i)—her house. Luna smiled and thanked her friendly neighbour, saying that (j)—her help she would not be able to find out her cat.

Answer: (a) for; (b) into; (c) on; (d) under; (e) out; (f) about; (g) on/under; (h) at/towards; (i) to; (j) without. 


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Barishal Board-2019]

The old grey-bearded sailor sat (a)—a stone (b)—the church. The sailor watched the people walking (c)—him. The marriage guest listened (d)—him. He had a strange mad look (e)— his eyes. The old man told him (f)—his last journey (g)—the sea. They had sailed away (h)—the south (i)—they arrived (j)-cold grey seas.

Answer: (a) on; (b) outside/ near/ behind/ by/ beside/before; (c) past/to/towards/by; (d) to; (e) in; (f) about/of; (g) on/in; (h) to/towards; (i) until/till; (j) in/at.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Board Question-2018 (Ka Set)]

Trees are very useful (a)— protect the rich topsoil (c)— getting washed away (d)—rainwater and floods. We can see trees being grown along the mountain slopes (e)—the roadsides (f)—the parks and gardens. They add beauty (g)—our lives. They provide us (h)—food, wood, shade, shelter and so on. They take (i)—carbon-di-oxide and produce oxygen. So we should take care (j)—trees.

Answer: (a) to; (b) for; (c) from; (d) by; (e) by; (f) in; (g) to; (h) with; (i) in; (j) of.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Board Question-2018 (Kha Set)]

Do you have any idea (a)—a cyber cafe? It’s a place teeming (b)— information. It’s a network (c)— all networks. It is a place (d)—computers (e)—which customers can use the internet and send e-mails and so on. A cybercafe is closely associated (f)— internet communication system. A customer sitting (g) – the cafe can communicate (h) – people (i) -the world. In fact, a cyber cafe is not prejudicial (j)-our development.

Answer: (a) of/about; (b) with; (c) of; (d) of/with; (e) in/at/by/through; (f) with; (g) in/at; (h) with; (i) around/ across/of/through/at; (j) to.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Dhaka Board-2017]

The environment plays an important role (a)—our life. (b)—short, what we have (c)— us including people, houses, air, water etc. is called environment. These are the main elements (d)—our environment. (e)— natural elements is very significant. Sometimes (g)—lack of knowledge, we don’t realise the importance (h) – it. As a result, we are polluting our environment unknowingly. Living (i)-a polluted environment is undoubtedly a matter (j)—great man. They are highly essential (b) – our existence. They ensuring sound life the balance (f)—the regret.

Answer: (a) in; (b) In; (c) around; (d) of; (e) For; (f) among/of; (g) for; (h) of; (i) in; (j) of.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Rajshahi Board-2017]

Ours is a riverine country. Rivers are everywhere (a)—our life-literature, economy and culture. But are the rivers (b)—good shape? Unfortunately, they are not. A few are already dead and several are going (c)— the pangs of death. The river Buriganga is an example (d) – a dying river. A report published in The Daily Sun describes what has happened (e)—the river Buriganga and why. Its water is polluted and a perpetual stench fills the air. (f)—it. The report says that the river had a glorious past. Once it was a tributary (g)—the Ganges and flowed (h)—the Bay of Bengal (i)—the river Dhaleswari. Gradually, it lost its link (j)—the Ganges and got the name Buriganga.

Answer: (a) in; (b) in; (c) through; (d) of; (e) to; (f) around; (g) of; (h) into; (i) through; (j) with.


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Dinajpur Board-2017]

Badal lived (a)—a village of Bangladesh. He was a schoolboy. There was a canal (b)—his way (c)— school. An old bridge was (d)—that canal. It was useful to one and all of the villagers. Yet none cared (e)— its repair. So one day it broke (f)—and caused a good deal (g)hardship to the villagers. They were (h)—difficulty. They could not go to the town (i)—the other side of the canal to sell their fruits and vegetables profitably. They sold their production (j)—local market at a nominal price.

Answer: (a) in/at; (b) on; (c) to/towards; (d) over; (e) about; (f) down; (g) of; (h) in; (i) on; (j) in/at. 


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Jashore Board-2017]

It would be impossible (a)— us to continue living in this world if each of us knew exactly what fate had (b)—store for us. So, Allah in His mercy conceals the future (c)—all His creatures and reveals only the present. He hides from the animals what men know, and He hides from men what the angels know. For example, if a lamb had a reason (d)—a man, it could not gamble happily knowing it was destined to be killed (e)—human food. But being quite ignorant (f)—its fate, it is happy to the last moment of its short life contentedly grazing (g)—the flowery meadow, and even in its innocence licks the hands (h)—the butcher who is about to slaughter it. What a blessing it is that we are ignorant (i) – the future! Allah, to whom the death of a sparrow is of equal importance with the death of a hero, has, in His mercy, thus limited our knowledge so that we might fulfil our duty in the sphere! (j)—which has appointed us.

Answer: (a) for; (b) in; (c) of/from; (d) like/for/with/as; (e) for/as; (f) of/about; (g) in/on/at; (h) of/about; (i) of/about; (j) of/for/in/to. 


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Cumilla Board-2017]

We got our freedom (a)— the sacrifice of hundreds and thousands (b)—lives. The patriots (c)—our land fought (d)—the oppression of the West Pakistani rulers. Finally, the oppressors were bound to surrender (e)—our freedom fighters. But a great number (f)—the sons of the land died (g)—the war. Soon (h)— the war, the government (i)—Bangladesh founded the National Memorial (j) memory of the martyrs.

Answer: (a) for/at; (b) of; (c) of; (d) against; (e) to; (f) of; (g) in/during; (h) after; (i) of; (j) in. 



  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Chattogram Board-2017]

Syed Shamsul Haq, legendary literature, was born in Kurigram (a)—1935. He received the Bangla Academy Award (b)— the age of twenty-nine. It is noteworthy n that he was the youngest (c)—all who got the Bangla academy award. He was awarded the Swadhinata Padak in 2000 (d)—his contributions (e)—Bangla literature. His literary works are included (f)—the curricula of secondary, higher secondary and graduation level (g)—Bangladesh. Syed Shamsul Haq was married (h)—Anwara Syed Haq who is a member (i)—the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London. This renowned intellectual passed away (j)—27 September 2016 at the age of 81.

 

Answer: (a) in; (b) at; (c) of; (d) for; (e) in/to; (f) in; (g) of; (h) to; (i) of: (j) on.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Sylhet Board-2017]

I caught sight (a)—him while crossing the road. I tried to talk (b)—him. But he was (c)—a hurry. He was one (d)—my best friends. Both of us studied (e) – the same In school. I had an intimacy (f)—him. Both of us got separated (g)— each other after the completion (h)—S.S.C. Examination. Though my heart bleeds (i)—him, I hardly meet (j)—him. This is the go of the world.

Answer: (a) of; (b) to; (c) in; (d) of; (e) in/at; (f) with; (g) from; (h) of; (i) for; (j) with. 


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Barishal Board-2017]

I am glad to receive your letter. You have wanted to know (a)—the picnic that we made. I am now writing (b)—you about it. It was winter vacation. Our closed. I (c)—some of my friends arranged a picnic. We selected Sonargaon (d)—the picnic spot. It is some twenty miles from Dhaka. We got (e)— the bus (f)— about 9 am (g)—all necessary utensils and materials. (h)—reaching Sonargaon, we finished our breakfast (i)—about 9:30 am. We did not take any cook (j)—us.

Answer: (a) about; (b) to; (c) with; (d) for/as; (e) into; (f) at; (g) with; (h) After/on/before; (i) at; (j) with.  

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Dhaka Board-2016]

A good stock (a)—words is necessary (b)—anybody who wants to use a language. Vocabulary is an essential component (c)—successful communication. It is an integral part (d)—reading skill. While grammar is important, a lack (e)—vocabulary may result (f)—complete failure to convey a message. Vocabulary includes conceptual knowledge (g)—words that go well (h)—an ordinary dictionary meaning. Students vocabulary knowledge is a building process that occurs (i)—time as they tend to make connections (j)—other words.

Answer: (a) of; (b) for; (c) for/of; (d) of; (e) of; (f) in; (g) off/about; (h) beyond; (i) in; (j) with.


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions.[Rajshahi Board-2016]

Once an English and a Bengalee gentleman were travelling (a)—the same train and they were in the same compartment. The Englishman was very proud (b)—himself because he was an Englishman. He looked (c)—upon the Bengalee gentleman who, however, took no notice (d)—it and went to sleep (e)— peace. As soon as the Bengalee gentleman was asleep, the Englishman picked (f)—the gentleman’s shoes and threw them (g)—the window and went to sleep. When the Bangalee gentleman woke up, he looked for his shoes and understood it. Then he took the Englishman’s long coat (h)—the wall and threw it outside the window and returned (i)—bed laughingly. The next morning the Englishman became startled and shouted, ‘Where’s my coat gone?” “Your coat has gone to fetch my shoes,” said the gentleman (j)—a smile. The Bengalee gentleman was Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee.

Answer: (a) in; (b) of; (c) down; (d) of; (e) in; (f) up; (g) out of/through; (h) from; (i) to; (j) with


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Dinajpur Board-2016]

Greenhouse effect is the gradual warming (a)—the air surrounding the earth as a result of heat being trapped (b)—environment pollution. This is exemplified (c)—the destruction and burning (d)—of tropical rain forests, (e)—traffic that clogs (f)—city streets, (g)—the rapid growth of industry, the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), (h)— packaging and manufacturing commercial products, the use of detergents like washing (i)—liquids and so (j)—.

Answer: (a) of; (b) by; (c) by; (d) down; (e) by; (f) up; (g) by; (h) in; (1) up; (j) on.

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Jashore Board-2016]

A teacher is an architect (a)—a nation. He plays an important role (b)—building up an educated nation. He dispels the darkness (c)—ignorance (d)—the lot of a nation. He is an actor, so to speak. He has to suit his act according (e)—the need of his audience which is his class. He is a clear speaker (f)—good, strong and pleasing voice which is (g)— his control. He does not sit motionless (h)— his class. Everybody has something valuable (i)—him. A good teacher discovers the treasure hidden inside each student. He also wants the students happy and for this, he keeps them busy. A good teacher never hankers (j)— money.

Answer: (a) of; (b) in/for; (c) of; (d) from; (e) to; (f) with; (g) under/within/in; (h) in/before/in front of; (i) within/in/ from/to; (j) after

 

  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Cumilla Board-2016]

A good student is never indifferent (a)—his studies. He always adheres (b)—his studies. He does not learn things (c)—rote. He does not hunt (d)—traditional guide books. Moreover, he has a great thirst (e)—knowledge. For this, he does not confine himself (f)—the traditional studies. He is always aware (g)—the current affairs (h)—the world. He abides (i)—his teachers’ advice and jots (j)—their lectures.

Answer: (a) to; (b) to; (c) by; (d) down/out/for; (e) for; () to; (g) of; (h) of/across/around; (i) by; (j) down. 


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Chattogram Board-2016]

Flowers are an excellent gift of nature. They have existed (a)—the earth (b)— prehistoric time. Since then they have been treated (c)—the symbol of beauty. It is an undeniable fact that flowers are used (d)—various spheres (e)—our life. It is used mostly (f)—decoration. People (g)—all walks of life use flowers usually (h)—national occasion and (i)—wedding. Everyone prefers flowers (j)—expressing their love and devotion.

Answer: (a) on; (b) from; (c) as/for; (d) in; (e) of; (f) for; (g) from; (h) on; (i) at/in/for; (j) for/in


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Sylhet Board-2016]

The science fair held (a)—our college paved a new way for us to gather practical knowledge. Many of our friends took part (b)—the fair (c)—their projects. We showed genuine interest (d)—them. Most of the projects were made (e)—consistent (f)—the prevailing world situation. They were intended (g)—acquaint us (h)—the solutions (i)—some common problems we are facing especially in regard to the environment we live in. We were sanguine (j)—achieving success and we really achieved it.

Answer: (a) in; (b) in; (c) with; (d) in; (e) in; (f) with; (g) to; (h) with; (i) of; (i) of.


  1. Complete the text with suitable prepositions. [Barishal Board-2016]

During the holidays when my mother went to sleep (a)—noon, we went to the railway line. There, along with other children I watched how the trains passed (b)—innumerable unknown facts. My father got an appointment (c)—a town school and he moved (d)—the town immediately with all the members of the family. I was admitted (e)—my father’s school. I felt that my school fellows had no feeling (f)— as we had in the village. However, I have gradually adjusted myself (g)— am happy with my new friends but my heart aches (h)—the happy childhood days. Childhood is free (i)—worries and has the infinite capacity (j)—enjoyment.

Answer: (a) at; (b) with/through; (c) in; (d) to; (e) into/ to; (f) for; (g) to; (h) for; (i) from; (j) for.

 

Dhaka Board: 2019]
1. Known + to = পরিচিত; এটি passive voice –ব্যবহৃত হয়।
2. Suffer + from = কষ্ট ভােগ করা;
3. Deprive + of = বঞ্চিত হওয়া;
4. Long + for = প্রত্যাশা করা;
5. Hanker + after = কোনাে কিছুর পিছু ছােটা;
6. Lead + to = পরিচালিত করা;
7. Satisfy + with = তুষ্ট হওয়া;
8. Responsible + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য দায়ী;
9. Depend + on = কোনােকিছুর উপর নির্ভর করা;

[Rajshahi Board: 2019]
10. Prepare + for =  কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রস্তুত থাকা;
11. Burst + into = সহসাই ফেটে পড়া;
12. Fill + with = পূর্ণ হওয়া;
13. Die + in = শান্তিতে মরা;

[Dinajpur Board: 2019]
14. Form + of = গঠন/গঠিত হওয়া;
15. Look + at = তাকানাে;
16. Wonder + at = বিষ্ময় হওয়া;
17. Point + to = নির্দিষ্ট দিকে ইঙ্গিত করা;
18. Maker + of = শ্ৰষ্ঠা;
19. Away + from = দূরে থাকা;
20. Appreciation + of = কোনােকিছুর মূল্যায়ন;

[Jashore Board: 2019]
21. Inherent + in = অন্তর্নিহিত/সহজাত;
22. Attach + to = লেগে থাকা/সংবেদনশীল হওয়া;
23. Noted + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য উল্লেখযােগ্য;
24. Different + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে ভিন্নতা;
25. Sink + into = কোনােকিছুতে হারিয়ে যাওয়া;
26. Worthy + of = প্রশংসনীয় ;
27. Unaware of = অসচেতন ;
28. Look down upon = ঘৃণা করা ;



[Cumilla Board: 2019]
29. Type + of = প্রকার;
30. Sense + for = যৌক্তিক;
31. For + example = = উদাহরণ স্বরূপ;

[Chattogram Board: 2019)
32. Attentive + to = মনােযােগী;
33. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
34. Thirst + for = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি তীব্র বাসনা;
35. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধ;
36. Aware + of = সচেতন;
37. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্ট;
38. Listen + to  = মনােযােগ দেওয়া;
39. Abide + by =  মেনে চলা;


[Chattogram Board: 2019)
32. Attentive + to = মনােযােগী;
33. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
34. Thirst + for = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি তীব্র বাসনা;
35. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধ;
36. Aware + of = সচেতন;
37. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্ট;
38. Listen + to = মনােযােগ দেওয়া;
39. Abide + by = মেনে চলা;

[Sylhet Board: 2019
40. Look + into = খোজ করা;
41. Point + to = ইঙ্গিত করা;
42. Opposite + to = বিপরীত দিকে;

[Barishal Board: 2019]
43. Listen + to = শােনা;
44. Away + towards = সম্মুখ পানে;

[Sylhet Board: 2016]
45. Held + in = সংগঠিত হওয়া;
46. Take part + in = অংশগ্রহণ করা;
47. Interest + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে আগ্রহী;
48. Made + in = তৈরী করা;
49. Consistent + with = বিরাজমান;
50. Intend + to = মনােভাব / কোনােকিছুর উদ্দেশ্যে ভাবা;
51. Acquaint + with = পরিচয় করানাে;
52. Solution + of = সমাধান;
53. Sanguine + of/about = আশাবাদী;

[Chattogram Board: 2017]
54. Contribution + to = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি অবদান;
55. Include + in = অন্তর্ভূক্ত;
56. Member + of = নির্দিষ্ট সংখ্যক সদস্য অর্থে;

[Dinajpur Board: 2017]
57. Live + in/at = কোনাে স্থানে বসবাস করা;
58. Care + for  = গ্রাহ্য করা;
59. Break + down = ভেঙ্গে পড়া/ লুটিয়ে পড়া;
60. A good deal = পর্যাপ্ত/প্রচুর ;


[Barishal Board: 2017]
61. Select + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য নির্বাচিত;
62. Get + into = নেমে পড়া;

[Sylhet Board: 2017]
63. Caught sight + of = নজরে পড়া;
64. Talk + to = কারাে সাথে কথা বলা;
65. Intimacy + with = কারাে সাথে অন্তরঙ্গ হওয়া;
66. Separate + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া;
67. Completion + of পূর্ণতায়;

[Jashore Board: 2017]
68. Impossible + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য অসম্ভব;
67. Future+ of = ভবিষ্যৎ;
68. Reason + for = কোনােকিছুর কারণ;
69. Ignorant + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে অজ্ঞ;
70. Sphere + for = ক্ষেত্রে;

[Dhaka, Sylhet, Dinajpur, Jashore Board: 2019)
71. Useful + to = কোনােকিছুর জন্য উপকারী।
72. Essential + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রয়ােজনীয়;
73. Protect + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে রক্ষা করা;
74. Wash away + from = কোনােকিছু ভেসে যাওয়া;
75. Provide + with = কোনােকিছুর যােগান দেওয়া;
76. Take + in = কোনােকিছু গ্রহণ করা;
77. Take care + of = কোনাে কিছুর যত্ন নেওয়া;

[Rajshahi, Barishal, Cumilla, Chattogram Board: 2018]
78. Idea + of/about = বিশেষ বিষয়ে ধারণা;
79. Teeming + with = পূর্ণ থাকা;
80. Associated + with = কোনােকিছুর সাথে যুক্ত হওয়া;
81. Communication + with = কারাে সাথে যােগাযোগ স্থাপন;
82. Prejudicial + to/against = কোনাে বিষয়ে কুসংস্কারপূর্ন ধারণা;

[Rajshahi Board: 2017]
83. Going + through = কোনাে কষ্টসাধ্য পরিস্থিতির মধ্য দিয়ে যাওয়া;
84. Example + of = উদাহরণ;
85. Tributary + of = প্রবাহমান;
86. Flow + into = সামনের দিকে প্রবাহমান;
87. Link + through = কোনাে কিছুর সাথে যুক্ত;

[Jashore Board: 2016]
88. According + to = অনুসারে;
89. Valuable + in = কোনাে ক্ষেত্রে মূল্যবান;
90. Hanker + after = কোনােকিছুর পিছু ছােটা;


[Rajshahi Board: 2016
91. Proud + of = গর্বিত;

92. Look down + upon = ঘৃণা করা;
93. Notice + of = কোনো বিষয়ে জ্ঞাত;
94. Pick + up = তোলা;
95. Return + to  = ফিরে আসা;

[Dinajpur Board: 2016
96. Burning + down = ক্রমশই পুড়ে নিঃশেষ হওয়া;

97. Clog + up = লেগে ধাকা;
98. Washing + up = ধুয়ে-মুছে পরিষ্কার করা;
99. And so + on = এবং আরাে;

[Dhaka Board: 2016]
100. Stock + of = মজুদ
101. Necessary + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রয়োজন
102. Component + of = মিশ্রণ/সমষ্টি;
103. Part + of = কোনােকিছুর অংশ;
104. Lack + of = অভাব;
105. Result + in/from = ফলাফল;
106. Connection + with = কোনােকিছুর সাথে যােগসূত্র;

[Dhaka Board: 2017
107. Element + of = উপাদান;

108. Balance + of = ভারসাম্যতা
109. Importance + of = গুরুত্বপূর্ণ।
110. Matter + of = বিষয়;

[Cumilla Board: 20171
111. Surrender + to = কারাে কাছে আত্মসমর্পণ;

112. Number + of = নির্দিষ্ট সংখ্যক;
113. Died + in/during = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট ঘটনায় মরা;

Chattogram Board: 2016)
114. Exist + on = অস্তিত্ব;
115. Treated + as = বিবেচনা করা;
116. Used + in/for = কোনােকিছুতে ব্যবহৃত | কোনােকিছুর জন্য ব্যবহৃত;

[Cumilla Board: 2016]
117. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
118. Adhere + to = লেগে থাকা;
119. Thrust + for = কোনােকিছুর বিষয়ে তীব্র আকাঙ্খ;
120. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধতা;
121. Aware + of = সচেতন।
121. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্টতা;
122. Jot + down = লেখা;

[Barishal Board: 2016]
123. Move + to = সম্মুখপানে;
124. Admitted + into = ভর্তি হওয়া / কোনােকিছুতে জড়িত হওয়া;
125. Feeling + for = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়ে অনুভূতি;
126. Adjusted + to = কোনােকিছুতে খাপ খাওয়ানাে / মানানসহি হওয়া;
127. Ache + for = নির্দিষ্ট ক্ষেত্রে বেদনা;
128. Free + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে মুক্ত;
129. Capacity + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য ধারণক্ষমতা;


  1. Faith + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে বিশ্বাস;
    2. Believe + in = কোনাে বিষয় বিশ্বাস করা;
    3. Addicted + to = খারাপ কাজে আসক্তি;
    4. Devoted + to = ভালাে কাজে আসক্তি;
    5. Think + of = কোনাে বিষয় নিয়ে ভাবা;
    6. Harmful + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    7. Mix + with = কারাে সাথে মেশা;
    8. According + to = অনুসারে;
    9. Conscious + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে সচেতন;
    10. Cautious + about = কোনাে বিষয়ে সতর্ক;
    11. Adhere + to = দৃঢ় চিত্তে লেগে থাকা;
    12. Concentrate + on = কোনাে বিষয়ে মনােনিবেশ করা;
    13. Glad + to = আনন্দিত;
    14. Order + of = ধারাবাহিকতা;
    15. Key + to = মূলমন্ত্র;
    16. Desire + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রত্যাশা করা;
    17. Congenial + to = উপযােগী;
    18. Success + of কোনাে বিষয়ে সফলতা;
    19. Sanguine + about = কোনাে বিষয়ে আশাবাদী।
    20. Pay heed + to = কর্ণপাত করা;
    21. Root + of = মূল;
    22. Success + in = কোনাে ক্ষেত্রে সফলতা;
    23. Sincere + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে আন্তরিকতা;
    24. Capable + of = কোনাে ব্যাপারে সক্ষমতা;
    25. Secret + of = গােপনীয়তা;
    26. Contribution + with = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট অঙ্গনে অবদান;
    27. Add + in = কোনাে কিছু যুক্ত হওয়া/করা;
    28. Betterment + of = কল্যানে/মঙ্গলার্থে;
    29. Honoured + by = অন্য কর্তৃক সম্মানিত হওয়া;
    30. Harm + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    31. Enemy + to =কোনাে বিষয়ে শত্রুভাবাপন্ন;
    32. View + of =কোনাে বিষয়ে দর্শন;
    33. Habit + of = নির্দিষ্ট অভ্যাস;
    34. Essential + for = কোনাে কিছুর জন্য উপকারী।
    35. Contact + with = কারাে সাথে যােগাযোগ রাখা;
    36. Beset + with = পরিপূর্ণ/বেষ্টিত হওয়া;
    37. Marry + off = অন্যকারাে সাথে কাউকে বিয়ে দেওয়া;
    38. Prevail + in = বিরাজ করা;
    39. Victim + to = শিকারে পরিণত হওয়া;
    40. Fight + against = কোনােকিছুর বিরুদ্ধে সংগ্রাম করা;
    41. Absorbed + in এই ধরনের appropriate preposition গুলােকে আমরা বলতে পারি “Equivalence to AygXvFve,
    Selected Appropriate Prepositions

[Dhaka Board: 2019]
1. Known + to = পরিচিত; এটি passive voice -এ ব্যবহৃত হয়।
2. Suffer + from = কষ্ট ভােগ করা;
3. Deprive + of = বঞ্চিত হওয়া;
4. Long + for = প্রত্যাশা করা;
5. Hanker + after = কোনাে কিছুর পিছু ছােটা;
6. Lead + to = পরিচালিত করা;
7. Satisfy + with = তুষ্ট হওয়া;
8. Responsible + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য দায়ী;
9. Depend + on = কোনােকিছুর উপর নির্ভর করা;

[Rajshahi Board: 2019]
10. Prepare + for =  কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রস্তুত থাকা;
11. Burst + into = সহসাই ফেটে পড়া;
12. Fill + with = পূর্ণ হওয়া;
13. Die + in = শান্তিতে মরা;

[Dinajpur Board: 2019]
14. Form + of = গঠন/গঠিত হওয়া;
15. Look + at = তাকানাে;
16. Wonder + at = বিষ্ময় হওয়া;
17. Point + to = নির্দিষ্ট দিকে ইঙ্গিত করা;
18. Maker + of = শ্ৰষ্ঠা;
19. Away + from = দূরে থাকা;
20. Appreciation + of = কোনােকিছুর মূল্যায়ন;

[Jashore Board: 2019]
21. Inherent + in = অন্তর্নিহিত/সহজাত;
22. Attach + to = লেগে থাকা/সংবেদনশীল হওয়া;
23. Noted + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য উল্লেখযােগ্য;
24. Different + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে ভিন্নতা;
25. Sink + into = কোনােকিছুতে হারিয়ে যাওয়া;
26. Worthy + of = প্রশংসনীয় ;
27. Unaware of = অসচেতন ;
28. Look down upon = ঘৃণা করা ;



[Cumilla Board: 2019]
29. Type + of = প্রকার;
30. Sense + for = যৌক্তিক;
31. For + example = = উদাহরণ স্বরূপ;

[Chattogram Board: 2019)
32. Attentive + to = মনােযােগী;
33. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
34. Thirst + for = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি তীব্র বাসনা;
35. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধ;
36. Aware + of = সচেতন;
37. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্ট;
38. Listen + to  = মনােযােগ দেওয়া;
39. Abide + by =  মেনে চলা;


[Chattogram Board: 2019)
32. Attentive + to = মনােযােগী;
33. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
34. Thirst + for = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি তীব্র বাসনা;
35. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধ;
36. Aware + of = সচেতন;
37. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্ট;
38. Listen + to = মনােযােগ দেওয়া;
39. Abide + by = মেনে চলা;

[Sylhet Board: 20191
40. Look + into = খোজ করা;

41. Point + to = ইঙ্গিত করা;
42. Opposite + to = বিপরীত দিকে;

[Barishal Board: 2019]
43. Listen + to = শােনা;
44. Away + towards = সম্মুখ পানে;

[Sylhet Board: 2016]
45. Held + in = সংগঠিত হওয়া;
46. Take part + in = অংশগ্রহণ করা;
47. Interest + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে আগ্রহী;
48. Made + in = তৈরী করা;
49. Consistent + with = বিরাজমান;
50. Intend + to = মনােভাব / কোনােকিছুর উদ্দেশ্যে ভাবা;
51. Acquaint + with = পরিচয় করানাে;
52. Solution + of = সমাধান;
53. Sanguine + of/about = আশাবাদী;

[Chattogram Board: 2017]
54. Contribution + to = কোনােকিছুর প্রতি অবদান;
55. Include + in = অন্তর্ভূক্ত;
56. Member + of = নির্দিষ্ট সংখ্যক সদস্য অর্থে;

[Dinajpur Board: 2017]
57. Live + in/at = কোনাে স্থানে বসবাস করা;
58. Care + for  = গ্রাহ্য করা;
59. Break + down = ভেঙ্গে পড়া/ লুটিয়ে পড়া;
60. A good deal = পর্যাপ্ত/প্রচুর ;


[Barishal Board: 2017]
61. Select + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য নির্বাচিত;
62. Get + into = নেমে পড়া;

[Sylhet Board: 2017]
63. Caught sight + of = নজরে পড়া;
64. Talk + to = কারাে সাথে কথা বলা;
65. Intimacy + with = কারাে সাথে অন্তরঙ্গ হওয়া;
66. Separate + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া;
67. Completion + of পূর্ণতায়;

[Jashore Board: 2017]
68. Impossible + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য অসম্ভব;
67. Future+ of = ভবিষ্যৎ;
68. Reason + for = কোনােকিছুর কারণ;
69. Ignorant + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে অজ্ঞ;
70. Sphere + for = ক্ষেত্রে;

[Dhaka, Sylhet, Dinajpur, Jashore Board: 2019)
71. Useful + to = কোনােকিছুর জন্য উপকারী।
72. Essential + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রয়ােজনীয়;
73. Protect + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে রক্ষা করা;
74. Wash away + from = কোনােকিছু ভেসে যাওয়া;
75. Provide + with = কোনােকিছুর যােগান দেওয়া;
76. Take + in = কোনােকিছু গ্রহণ করা;
77. Take care + of = কোনাে কিছুর যত্ন নেওয়া;

[Rajshahi, Barishal, Cumilla, Chattogram Board: 2018]
78. Idea + of/about = বিশেষ বিষয়ে ধারণা;
79. Teeming + with = পূর্ণ থাকা;
80. Associated + with = কোনােকিছুর সাথে যুক্ত হওয়া;
81. Communication + with = কারাে সাথে যােগাযোগ স্থাপন;
82. Prejudicial + to/against = কোনাে বিষয়ে কুসংস্কারপূর্ন ধারণা;

[Rajshahi Board: 2017]
83. Going + through = কোনাে কষ্টসাধ্য পরিস্থিতির মধ্য দিয়ে যাওয়া;
84. Example + of = উদাহরণ;
85. Tributary + of = প্রবাহমান;
86. Flow + into = সামনের দিকে প্রবাহমান;
87. Link + through = কোনাে কিছুর সাথে যুক্ত;

[Jashore Board: 2016]
88. According + to = অনুসারে;
89. Valuable + in = কোনাে ক্ষেত্রে মূল্যবান;
90. Hanker + after = কোনােকিছুর পিছু ছােটা;


[Rajshahi Board: 2016
91. Proud + of = গর্বিত;

92. Look down + upon = ঘৃণা করা;
93. Notice + of = কোনো বিষয়ে জ্ঞাত;
94. Pick + up = তোলা;
95. Return + to  = ফিরে আসা;

[Dinajpur Board: 2016
96. Burning + down = ক্রমশই পুড়ে নিঃশেষ হওয়া;

97. Clog + up = লেগে ধাকা;
98. Washing + up = ধুয়ে-মুছে পরিষ্কার করা;
99. And so + on = এবং আরাে;

[Dhaka Board: 2016]
100. Stock + of = মজুদ
101. Necessary + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রয়োজন
102. Component + of = মিশ্রণ/সমষ্টি;
103. Part + of = কোনােকিছুর অংশ;
104. Lack + of = অভাব;
105. Result + in/from = ফলাফল;
106. Connection + with = কোনােকিছুর সাথে যােগসূত্র;

[Dhaka Board: 2017
107. Element + of = উপাদান;

108. Balance + of = ভারসাম্যতা
109. Importance + of = গুরুত্বপূর্ণ।
110. Matter + of = বিষয়;

[Cumilla Board: 20171
111. Surrender + to = কারাে কাছে আত্মসমর্পণ;

112. Number + of = নির্দিষ্ট সংখ্যক;
113. Died + in/during = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট ঘটনায় মরা;

Chattogram Board: 2016)
114. Exist + on = অস্তিত্ব;
115. Treated + as = বিবেচনা করা;
116. Used + in/for = কোনােকিছুতে ব্যবহৃত | কোনােকিছুর জন্য ব্যবহৃত;

[Cumilla Board: 2016]
117. Indifferent + to = উদাসীন;
118. Adhere + to = লেগে থাকা;
119. Thrust + for = কোনােকিছুর বিষয়ে তীব্র আকাঙ্খ;
120. Confine + to = সীমাবদ্ধতা;
121. Aware + of = সচেতন।
121. Affair + of = সংশ্লিষ্টতা;
122. Jot + down = লেখা;

[Barishal Board: 2016]
123. Move + to = সম্মুখপানে;
124. Admitted + into = ভর্তি হওয়া / কোনােকিছুতে জড়িত হওয়া;
125. Feeling + for = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়ে অনুভূতি;
126. Adjusted + to = কোনােকিছুতে খাপ খাওয়ানাে / মানানসহি হওয়া;
127. Ache + for = নির্দিষ্ট ক্ষেত্রে বেদনা;
128. Free + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে মুক্ত;
129. Capacity + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য ধারণক্ষমতা;

Extra but Most Important (Based Exclusive Suggestion)
[এগুলো থেকেই ২/৩টি “Preposition” Common থাকার সম্ভাবনা রয়েছে।]

  1. Faith + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে বিশ্বাস;
    2. Believe + in = কোনাে বিষয় বিশ্বাস করা;
    3. Addicted + to = খারাপ কাজে আসক্তি;
    4. Devoted + to = ভালাে কাজে আসক্তি;
    5. Think + of = কোনাে বিষয় নিয়ে ভাবা;
    6. Harmful + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    7. Mix + with = কারাে সাথে মেশা;
    8. According + to = অনুসারে;
    9. Conscious + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে সচেতন;
    10. Cautious + about = কোনাে বিষয়ে সতর্ক;
    11. Adhere + to = দৃঢ় চিত্তে লেগে থাকা;
    12. Concentrate + on = কোনাে বিষয়ে মনােনিবেশ করা;
    13. Glad + to = আনন্দিত;
    14. Order + of = ধারাবাহিকতা;
    15. Key + to = মূলমন্ত্র;
    16. Desire + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য প্রত্যাশা করা;
    17. Congenial + to = উপযােগী;
    18. Success + of কোনাে বিষয়ে সফলতা;
    19. Sanguine + about = কোনাে বিষয়ে আশাবাদী।
    20. Pay heed + to = কর্ণপাত করা;
    21. Root + of = মূল;
    22. Success + in = কোনাে ক্ষেত্রে সফলতা;
    23. Sincere + in = কোনাে বিষয়ে আন্তরিকতা;
    24. Capable + of = কোনাে ব্যাপারে সক্ষমতা;
    25. Secret + of = গােপনীয়তা;
    26. Contribution + with = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট অঙ্গনে অবদান;
    27. Add + in = কোনাে কিছু যুক্ত হওয়া/করা;
    28. Betterment + of = কল্যানে/মঙ্গলার্থে;
    29. Honoured + by = অন্য কর্তৃক সম্মানিত হওয়া;
    30. Harm + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    31. Enemy + to =কোনাে বিষয়ে শত্রুভাবাপন্ন;
    32. View + of =কোনাে বিষয়ে দর্শন;
    33. Habit + of = নির্দিষ্ট অভ্যাস;
    34. Essential + for = কোনাে কিছুর জন্য উপকারী।
    35. Contact + with = কারাে সাথে যােগাযোগ রাখা;
    36. Beset + with = পরিপূর্ণ/বেষ্টিত হওয়া;
    37. Marry + off = অন্যকারাে সাথে কাউকে বিয়ে দেওয়া;
    38. Prevail + in = বিরাজ করা;
    39. Victim + to = শিকারে পরিণত হওয়া;
    40. Fight + against = কোনােকিছুর বিরুদ্ধে সংগ্রাম করা;
    41. Absorbed + in = নিমগ্ন থাকা;
    42. Cling + to = আকড়ে ধরা;
    43. Accountable + to = দায়বদ্ধ;
    44. Angry + with = কারাে উপরে রাগান্বিত;
    45. Fill + withv = পূর্ণ থাকা;
    46. True + to = কোনাে কথায় সত্য হওয়া;
    47. Deviate + from = বিচ্যুত হওয়া / আলাদা হওয়া;
    48. Consist + in = নিহিত থাকা;
    49. Associate + with = অন্যের সাথে মেশা;
    50. Pleasure + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে সুখ/আনন্দ;
    51. Aspire + to = আকাঙ্খা করা;
    52. Aloof + from = দূরে থাকা;
    53. Answer + to = নির্দিষ্ট প্রশ্নের উত্তর;
    54. Call + for = দাবি করা / আহ্বান করা;
    55. Lie + in = নিহিত থাকা;
    56. Unknown + to = কোনাে বিষয়ে অজ্ঞ | অজানা কোনােকিছু;
    57. Alarmed + by = কোনােকিছু কর্তৃক সংকেত
    58. Recurrence + of = পুনরাবৃত্তি;
    59. Emphasis + on = কোনাে বিষয়ে জোর প্রয়ােগ করা;
    60. Aware + of = সচেতন;
    61. Source + of = নির্দিষ্ট উৎস;
    62. Impact + on = কোনাে কিছুর উপরে প্রভাব ফেলা;
    63. Turn + into = কোনাে কিছুতে পরিণত হওয়া;
    64. Held + on = কোনাে তারিখে কোনােকিছু অনুষ্ঠিত হওয়া
    65. Held + in = কোনাে স্থানে কোনােকিছু অনুষ্ঠিত হওয়া
    66. Preside + over = সভাপতিত্ব করা;
    67. Movement + against = কোনাে বিষয়ের বিরুদ্ধে আন্দোলন;
    68. Wake + up = জেগে উঠা;
    69. Attitude + to = নির্দিষ্ট ক্ষেত্রে বিশেষ আচরণ;
    70. Remain + in = থাকা;
    71. Afraid + of = ভীত;
    72. Care + about = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়ে বিশেষ ভালােবাসা থাকা;
    73. Put + off = = ফেলে রাখা;
    74. Shy + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে শূন্যতা;
    75. Importance + of = গুরুত্ব ;
    76. Ignorant + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে অজ্ঞতা;
    77. Relief + from = কোনাে কিছু থেকে মুক্তি;
    78. Pressure + of = বিশেষ চাপ;
    79. Get rid + of = মুক্ত থাকা/হওয়া;
    80. Link + to = কোনাে ব্যক্তি বা বিষয়ের সাথে লেগে থাকা;
    81. Suited + to = উপযােগী;
    82. Born + to = কোনাে উদ্দেশ্যে জন্ম নেওয়া;
    83. Confine + to = কোনাে নির্দিষ্ট স্থানে সীমাবদ্ধ থাকা;
    84. Concern + of = কোনাে বিষয়ে সংশ্লিষ্টতা;
    85. Pull + out = কোনাে স্থান থেকে টানা / বিতাড়িত করা;
    86. Detrimental + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    87. Remedy + for = প্রতিষেধক;
    88. Stick + to = লেগে থাকা;
    89. Injurious + to = ক্ষতিকর;
    90. Because + of = কোনােকিছুর জন্য;
    91. Give + up = ত্যাগ করা;
    92. Escape + from = কোথাও হতে পলায়ন করা;
    93. Common + to = কোনাে বিষয়ে সাধারন ধারণা;
    94. Mourn + for = কোনােকিছুর জন্য শােক করা;
    95. Die + for = দেশের জন্য মরা;
    96. Ready + for =  কোনাে কিছুর জন্য প্রস্তুতি;
    97. Pleasure + in = কোনােকিছুর মাঝে সুখ;
    98. Free + from = কোনােকিছু থেকে মুক্ত হওয়া