preposition for class 10 to BCS

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Abide by – The students must abide by the rules of discipline.

 

Abhorrent to – Corruption is abhorrent to me. 

Abound in – Hilsha fish abounds in the Meghna.

 

Abound with  – The Meghna abounds with hilsha fish

 

Absent from – They are absent from the meeting.

 

Absorbed in – She is absorbed in deep study. 

Abstain from – Everybody should try to abstain from drug addiction.

 

Accede to – He acceded to my request.

 

Acceptable to – Her offer is acceptable to me. 

Access to – They have easy access to the Chairman’s room.

 

According to – She acted according to my order. – He has a savings account with Sonli Bank.

 

Account with  Account for (ffet) – They were unable to account for the mistake.

 

Accused of – The man was accused of theft.

Acquit of  – The chief justice acquitted him of the charge of murder.

 

Adapt to -Shila cannot adapt to new place. 

Addicted to  – Kamal is addicted to gambling.

 

Adhere to  – You should adhere to your principle.

 

Adjacent to  – His house was adjacent to the bridge.

 

Admit of — His conduct admits of no excuse.

 

Afraid of  – Kamal gets afraid of the dog. 

Agree to – He agreed to her proposal.

Agree with – Both boy and girl was agreed with him.

 

Akin to -Their assignment is akin to yours.

Aim at – The RAB aim at the rapist.

Alive to  – You must be alive to your problems. 

Allergic to  – Lots of people are allergic to drinking.

 

Alternative to – There is no alternative to question for the examinees.

 

Amenable to- The student is not amenable to reason. 

Angry at – Kamal is angry at her failure.

 

Angry for- My friends were angry with me for my having done this. 

Angry with – Jamal is angry with me

Annoy with, for – Ema was annoyed with him for being late. 

Answerable to – He is not answerable to anybody for his mistake.

 

Antipathy to/towards – I have a strong antipathy to smoking. 

Apathy towards  – The student has a great apathy towards his studies.

 

Anxious about  – Shila is anxious about her examination.

 

Anxious for  – Karim was anxious for her.

 

Apart from  – They have never been apart from their parents.

 

Apology to -Kamal should ask apology to her for his mistake. 

Apology for – Kamal should ask apology to her.

 

Appeal to, for –His appeal to the government for mercy was rejected.

Appetite for  – He has no appetite for food.

Apply to – He applied to the principal for free admission.

Apply for – I applied for the job.

 

Appointed to  – They appointed me to this post. 

Appointment with – He has an appointment with the minister at 11:00 am.

 

Aptitude for – The girl has no aptitude for music.

 

Argue against – She argued against the bill. 

Argue over  – The kids are arguing over which TV program to watch.

 

Argue with, – They do not want to argue with you about the tiny matter.

 

Arrive at  – They arrived at the station in time. 

Ascend to  – Karim began to ascend to the surface of wakefulness.

 

Ascend from – Rahim watched the mist ascending from the valley.

 

Ashamed of  – His parents are ashamed of his conduct.

 

Ask about – Kamal asked about Jamal.

 

Asked for (53)- Do not ask him for any help.

 

Assure of  – I assured you of my help.

 

At lunch – They were talking so much at lunch that their food went cold.

At stake – Millions of lives will be at stake for the worldwide war.

 

At the bottom  – The principal asked the students to do exercise at the bottom of the page. At the fork (ca)- Turn left at the first fork and go 100 yards up the road.

 

At the sight of  – Sumon was horrified at the sight of so much distress.

At the weekend  – I shall meet with you at the weekend.

Attend on  – Doctors attend on patients.

Attend to – Students should attend to their study.

Authority on  – Mr. Gazi Mizanur Rahman is a leading authority on English Grammar.

 

Authority over – She has no authority over his growing daughters.

Averse to  – Rahim was averse to modern chaging.

 

Aware of  – You should aware of your various problems.

 

Avail (oneself) of – He availed himself of the opportunity

Bad at  – He is not bad at English.

 

Good at – He is good at English.

 

Believe in – He believes in GOD.

 

Below poverty line – Many people in Africa live below poverty line.

 

Beneficial to  – Green Vegetables are beneficial to health.

 

Bent on – He was bent on obtaining the government job. 

Bias against  – Kamal has no bias against the BCS exam system.

 

Bias towards  – Jamal has no bias towards anything particular.

Bless with She is blessed with a son.

 

Blind of – The poor man is blind of one eye.

 

Blind to  – She is blind to her son’s fault.

 

Boast of  – A good student does not boast of his success.

 

Break in – As she was talking, he suddenly broke in, saying, “That’s a le!’

 

Breakdown of – Here is a statistical breakdown of data.

 

Bridge over  – There is a new bridge over the Meghna river.

Brood over- I know you are upset about your failing your exam, but don’t brood over it all weekend.

 

Burdened with  – Kamal is burdened with a big family.

 

Business with – He is pleased to do business with you.

 

By heart – Kamal learnt the poem by heart.

 

Care for  – I do not care for you.

 Care of  – You should take care of your health.

 

Cast aside  – As soon as they become rich they cast aside their

 

poor

 

Catch at  – The baby caught at my dress as I walked past.

Cause for  – He has never given me any cause for concern.

 

Cause of – Industry is the cause of his success.

 

Change into  – At what point does boiling water change into vapour.

 

Charge with – The man was charged with murder.

 

Coincide with – Your story coincides with her.

Combination of – The combination of hydrogen and oxygen creates water.

 

Come from  – He came from London.

Come of – She came of a noble family.

 

Come Round — I hope you will come round soon.

Compare to – They compared the heart to a pump.

 

Compare with – Shelly can be compared with Nazrul.

 

Compatible with – Driver should drive the car at a speed compatible with safety. 

Compensate for  – We will have to compensate you for the loss.

Competent for  – You are not competent for the new post.

Complain to – You should not complain to his parents.

Complain about -They complained about the mismanagement of the programme.

 

Comply with – Mr. Gazi Mizanur Rahman complied with my request.

 

Concerned for  – The parents are concerned for their growing children.

Concern with – Kamal is not concerned with this conspiracy.

 

Condemn to – The mastermind of the conspiracy was condemned to death.

 

Conducive to  – Everyone knows that exercise is conducive to health.

 

Confidence in – I have confidence in my ability.

 

Confident of – I am confident of my success.

 

Confined in – They were confined in prison for a murder case.

 

Confined to – He was confined to bed with fever for a week.

 

Conform to – The employees have to conform to a strict dress code.

 

Congenial to – Fresh air is congenial to our health. 

 

Congratulate on – He congratulated me on my tremendous success.

 

Consist in – Happiness consists in contentment. 

Consist of  – Our family consists of four members.

 

Consolidate for  – The four new companies consolidated for greater efficiency.

 

Contemporary of  – William Wordsworth was a contemporary of S.T. Coleridge. 

Contrary to  – Contrary to orders, they set out alone.

 

Contribution to  – His invention made a major contribution Control over – The parents have no control over their children to road safety.

 

Convict of  – They were convicted of corruption. 

Convinced of – You are convinced of his product.

 

Cope with – They cannot cope with so much work.

 

Count on/upon  – Rahim count on (upon) my help.

 

Creep up – The prices of are creeping up day by day.

 

Cruise to  -The Bangladesh team cruised to their fifth successive win this afternoon.

 

Curse for – If he ever mistreats my parents, I will certainly curse him for it.

 

Deal in – They deal in green vegetables. 

Deal with – Kamal deals in green vegetables but does not know how to deal with the customers.

 

Debar from – He was debarred from smoking.

 

Delegate to – Mrs. Niger welcomed the delegates to the new conference.

 

Depend on – A successful career merely depends on hard work.

 

Depend upon – She depended upon his word.

 

Deprive of – He is deprived of his property.

 

Derive from – The line has been derived from the poem. 

 

Descend on  – Armed thieves descended on the helpless girl.

 

Desire for  – He has no desire for money. 

 

Desist from  – She desisted from making this.

 

Destitute of  – He is destitute of any friend here.

 Detrimental to – Smoking is detrimental to our health.

 

Devoid of – She is devoid of commonsense.

 

Devote to – He devotes much time to study.

 

Die by – Kamal died by poison. 

 

Die for – Kamal died for his country.

 

Die from – The poor person died from hunger. 

 

Die of – The orphan boy died of cancer.

 

Differ from  – His shirt differs from mine.

 

Differ with – I differ with him on this point.

 

Different from – His hobby is different from your hobby. 

 

Difficulty in – I don’ think you will have any difficulty in getting the smart card.

 

Disappointed at – The student was disappointed at failure. 

 

Discourage from – He discouraged me from going out in the morning.

 

Dispense with – I dispensed with his services

 

Distinguish between – Death does not distinguish between the poor and the rich 

Divide between  – He divided the food between the two poor children.

 

Divide among  – The teacher divided the books among us. 

Divisions among – The divisions among the enormous groups of society are the main clashes in our society.

 

Dressed in – The girl was dressed in silk. 

 

Drop to – Jamal dropped his voice to a whisper.

 

Dull of – He is dull of hearing.

 

Dwell in – She dwells in this new house. Dwell upon (bat)- They dwell long upon the matter.

 

Easy of – The teacher is easy of approach.

 

Effect of – The effect of corruption is very harmful for our society.

 

Eligible for – You are eligible for the post.

 

End in – My effort did not end in smoke.

 

Enter into – Tareq entered into a new agreement.

 

Entitled to – He is entitled to a reaward for honesty.

 

Entrust to – He entrusted the thing to me.

 

Entrust with – He entrusted me with the thing.

 

Envious of – He is envious of my success.

 

Equal to – He is not equal to me. 

Essential to – Food is essential to health.

 

Exception to – There is no exception to the act.

 

Exclude from – He was excluded from the list. 

 

Exempt from – They were exempted from the charge.

 

Excel in  – She is excelled in cooking. 

 

Expert in – She is expert in making cake.

 

Experience in  – He has a great experience in dealing with new customers.

 

Faced with  – The vellage he lived in is faced with arsenic poisoning. 

 

Fail in  – He failed in getting inernet connection in his room.

 

Feed on – Cows feede on grass.

 

 Feed with – They feed the cow with grass.

 

 Go down  – The boy went down in the river.

 

 Hinge on  – The whole matter hinges upon this clue.

 

 Ignorant of – He is ignorant of cultivation.

 

 Important for  – It is important for children to get a quality education.

 

 Incentive to – The campaign is incentive to mass awakening. 

 

Indebted to – I am indebted to Gazi Mizanur Rahman for my success.

 

 Independent of – They are independent of my help for grown-up children.

 

Fantasize about  – They fantasized about winning the lottery. 

 

Fatigued by – He was fatigued by hard work.

 

 Fed up with – He is fed up with waiting for her.

 

Feel like – You may go for a walk if you like it. 

 

Fond of – Children are fond of reading new book.

 

Free from – He is now free from danger.

 

 Genius for  – Asif had a genius for convincing girls.

 

Get into  – She got into a first class compartment. 

 

Give in  – The leader gave in to the demands of the opposition party.

 

Give up  – You should give up smoking.

 

Good at – She is good at English.

Guilty of  – She is guilty of theft.

 

Hanker after – You should not hanker after wealth.

 

Hit upon – He hit upon a new plan.

 

Importance of  – He emphasized the importance of learning English.

 

Imposed on  – The task was imposed on me. Impute to (t) – Do not impute motives to her.

 

Incapable of  – I am incapable of making such a hard decision.

 

Indifferent to – His friend is indifferent to his duties. 

Indispensable to – Your help is indispensable to him.

 

Indulge in  – You should not indulge in Facebook.

 

 Inferior to – Sumi is inferior to Sima.

 

Infested with  – The room is infested with rats. 

 

Innocent of  – She is innocent of the charge.

 

Inquire for – He inquires for the manager.

 

Inquire into – The sub-inspector will inquire into the matter.

 

Insist on  – He insisted on seeing her.

 

In spite of  – In spite of my request, he could not arrived on time.

 

 Intent on – He is intent on meeting there.

 

Interest in  – He has no interest in music.

 

 Interfere with – She never interferes with her

 

Interfere in  – Don’t interfere with me in my business.

 

Jump into – The travellers jumped into the car.

 Junior to – He is junior to me.

 

Senior to – He is senior to me.

 

Key to  – Industry is the key to success.

 

Know about – They don’t know about the matter.

 

Laugh at  – Do not laugh at the lame.

 

Laugh with  – I was laughing with my friends at that moment.

 

Lead to – The evidence leads him to a different conclusion. 

 

Learn about – They have recently learnt about the matter.

 

Liable to, for – She is liable to punishment for neglecting her duties.

 

Liberate from – Our country was liberated from Pakistan in 1971.

 Liking for  – She has a liking for him.

 

Light by  – Now -a- days many villages are lit by electricity. 

 

Long for  – Everyone longs for happiness in his life.

 

Look at – Look at the beautiful moon.

 

Look for – She is looking for a good job.

 

Look into – The detective branch is looking into the case.

 

Look up – You can always look up her address in the dictionary if you have forgotten it.

 

Make of – His ring is made of gold.

 

Make from – The paper is made from bamboo. 

 

Make up of  – The Bangladesh cricket team is made up of eleven young players.

 

Monument to – The monument to your right is a popular tourist attraction.

 

Mourn for  – It is useless to mourn for the dead.

 

Necessity for – Industry is necessity for prosperity.

 

Object to  – He objected to your remark.

 

Obliged to, for  – I am obliged to him for his cooperation.

 

Oblivious of  – He is oblivious of his surroundings.

 

Observant off – The representative is observant of public feeling. 

 

On TV – He watched the movie on TV.

 

Originated from  – The fire originated from the kitchen.

 

Part from – He parted from me tears.

 

Part with  – I cannot part with my best friend.

 

Pass away – His mother passed away last month.

 

Pass by  – She passed by but didn’t notice him.

 

Penalty for, with – She has paid the penalty for the misuse 

 

Perfect for – The new book is perfect for you.

 

(Take) Pity on – Allah took pity on me.

 

Play with – I shall not play with him.

 

Point out – Point out the mistakes from the book.

 

 Ponder over – Ponder over his advice.

 

Popular for – The teacher is popular for her teaching.

 

Popular with – The teacher is popular with his students. 

 

Poring over – On the night before the exam, they were poring over the books.

 

Pray for – My parents pray for my success.

 

Prefer to – They prefer coffee to tea.

 

Preferable to – Death is preferable to dishonour.

 

Prejudice against – The illiterate people have prejudice against new ideology.

 

Preside over – The chairperson presided over the meeting.

 

Pretext for – What is pretext for opposing him?

 Prevail on – She could not prevail upon me.

 

Prevent from  – He prevented me from reading this book.

 

Pride in – He takes pride in his wealth.

 

Pride oneself on  – The woman prides herself on her beauty.

 

Proud of  – The mother was proud of her son. 

Prior to  – This difficult task is prior to all others.

 

Proficiency in  – He is proficiency in English

 

Provide against – We must provide against the evail days.

 

Provide with – She provides us with vegetables regularly.

 

Qualified for  – He is qualified for the BCS written exam.

 

Quick at  – Niger is quick at her work.

 

Rebel against  – The soldiers rebelled against the king

 

Recover from – Sujon has recovered from illness just now.

 

Refrain from  – You should refrain from smoking.

 

Relevant to  – My answer is relevant to your question.

 

Remedy for  – There is no easy remedy for cancer.

 

Relieve from – He relieved me from pain. 

 Reliant on – He is reliant on his parents.

 

Remind of – I reminded him of his promise. 

 

Repentant for  – Kamal should be repentant for his misbehaviour.

 

Reputation for – She has reputation for kindness.

 

Respect for – I have great respect for my parents. 

 

Respond to  – She did not respond to my call

 

Responsible to – You are responsible to me for your misdeeds. 

 

Responsible for – They are responsible for their duties. month.

 

Retire from  – She retired from the government job last

 

Retire to – She retired to bed. 

 

Return to, from – Kamal returned to Paris by plane from Sylhet.

 

Revolt at  – He always revolts at a crime. 

 

Road to  – There is no easy road to learning.

 

Run into – He had run into debt.

 

Run on  – The bus is running on time.

 

Run over – The boy was run over by a bus.

 

Satisfied with  – He is satisfied with her.

 

Search for – He searched for information on the web.

 

Senior to  – He is senior to me.

 

Shout at – Do not shout at your parents.

 

Similar to  – This pen is similar to that.

 

Smile at  – They are smiling at themselves.

 

Smile on/upon – Fortune smiles on/upon the brave. 

 

Solution to – None can solution to every problem.

 

Sorry for – He is sorry for his misdeeds.

 

Succeed in – They succeeded in winning a pardon. 

 

Suffer from – Nabil has been suffering from fever for the last three days.

 

Suited to – Your dress is not suited to the programme. 

 

Survive on – We can’t survive on the earth without air.

 

Sympathy for – She has great sympathy for the poor.

 

Take pity on – Take pity on the helpless people. 

 

Take after- The boy takes after his brother.

 

Taste of – They have had some taste of problems.

 

Taste for  – He has a great taste for music.

 

Thirst for – A wise man has no thirst for wealth.

 

Translate from, into (at) – V.I. Lenin’s books have been translated from Russian into many languages.

 

Treat of – This book treats of democratic ideology.

 

Treat to  – She treated us to a dinner at the Hotel Sonargaon

 

Treat with – He treated well with all customers.

 

True to – Everybody must be true to his word.

 

Under trial – The murder case is under trial.

 

Unsure of – She was unsure of herself. 

 

Urge upon – She urged upon his son the importance of being honest.

 

Valid for – This smart card will be valid for ten years.

 

Walk up  – Rahim Walked up to the door and rang the bell.

 

Wander about – The students wandered about in the streets.

 

Want in – Kamal wants in commonsense.

Want of  – He has want of money.

 

Welcome to – You are welcome to our new office. Wish for () – Everybody wish for happiness.

 

With a view to – I went to hospital with a view to seeing you.

 

Work for – She works for a construction company. 

 

Work with – They will be working with me on the new project.

 

Worry about – Please, don’t worry about me. I will be all right

 

Yield to – I shall not yield to his temptation.

 

Zeal for – Kamal has a great zeal for football.

 

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