Completing Sentences Exercises for HSC

Completing Sentences Exercises for HSC

Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5

Set-1:
a) Rangamati is very busy. But don’t worry. If I find any good hotel, —
b) I couldn’t understand the chemistry lesson today. I would understand the lecture better if the teacher —.
c) My cousin, Mohua is going to Cox’s bazaar on vacation. If I were she, I —
d) Bangladesh is one of the worse victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter because of —.
e) Whenever I go out for a walk, —. I know many people don’t like this.
f) I shall stay here until —. I do not want to take any rest.
g) The shoes were so expensive that —. I didn’t have sufficient money with me.
h) Her voice was too low for the people at the back to —. The organizers should have arranged sound system.
i) London was a new city for us. We hired a bus so that —.
j) As I’ve already completed my studies, —. I need money.
Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-1:
a) Rangamati is very busy. But don’t worry. If I find any good hotel, I’ll contact you immediately.
b) I couldn’t understand the chemistry lesson today. I would understand the lecture better if the teacher explained the points with more examples..
c) My cousin, Mohua is going to Cox’s bazaar on vacation. If I were she, I would go to Srimongal.
d) Bangladesh is one of the worse victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter because of the greenhouse effect.
e) Whenever I go out for a walk, I take my umbrella with me. I know many people don’t like this.
f) I shall stay here until you come back. I do not want to take any rest.
g) The shoes were so expensive that I could not buy them. I didn’t have sufficient money with me.
h) Her voice was too low for the people at the back to hear. The organizers should have arranged sound system.
i) London was a new city for us. We hired a bus so that we could enjoy a hassle free tour round the city.
j) As I’ve already completed my studies, I’m thinking of applying for a full time position. I need money.

 

Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5

Set-2:
a) This is not the time —. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. — I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. — we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, — we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused —. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man: — was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise —. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe —.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. — is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka —.
Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-2:
a) This is not the time to gossip in a body. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. Having taken rest for some time, I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. As the river was smooth, we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, when it is winter, we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused to do so. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man. Your doing such a thing was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise, we must keep it. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe what he says.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. How I can help him is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka in order to attend an important meeting.

 

Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5

Set-2:
a) This is not the time —. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. — I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. — we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, — we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused —. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man: — was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise —. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe —.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. — is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka —.
Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-2:
a) This is not the time to gossip in a body. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. Having taken rest for some time, I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. As the river was smooth, we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, when it is winter, we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused to do so. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man. Your doing such a thing was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise, we must keep it. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe what he says.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. How I can help him is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka in order to attend an important meeting.

 

Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases.        5

 

Set-3

a) Whenever my uncle comes to our house —. I have never seen him coming to our house empty –handed.

b) I entered the house keeping Karim standing outside. I told him to wait until —.

c) In society people say many things. We should not give importance on —. Rather we should think everything sensibly on our own.

d) He always chatters. — bears no sense. It’s very boring.

e) Yesterday I saw Shimul —. The river was violent then. This shows that he is very courageous.

f) My HSC examination s over. I could not do well in it. — is uncertain.

g) You say Karim has failed. I don’t believe it. I know him — student.

h) Karim, come here. I have many things —.

i) When the crime was committed —. So undoubtedly he is not involved in it.

j) Some people say that Jamil set fire to house of the widow. But just this morning he has given her one thousand taka and some food. This proves —.

 

Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-3:

a) Whenever my uncle comes to our house, he brings some sweets. I have never seen him coming to our house empty–handed.

b) I entered the house keeping Karim standing outside. I told him to wait until I came.

c) In society people say many things. We should not give importance on meaningless talks. Rather we should think everything sensibly on our own.

d) He always chatters. What he says bears no sense. It’s very boring.

e) Yesterday I saw Shimul swimming in the river. The river was violent then. This shows that he is very courageous.

f) My HSC examination s over. I could not do well in it. Whether I shall get GPA 5 is uncertain.

g) You say Karim has failed. I don’t believe it. I know him to be a meritorious student.

h) Karim, come here. I have many things to tell you.

i) When the crime was committed, Karim was in Dhaka. So undoubtedly he is not involved in it.

j) Some people say that Jamil set fire to house of the widow. But just this morning he has given her one thousand taka and some food. This proves that he is innocent.

 

Set-1
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) Rangamati is very busy. But don’t worry. If I find any good hotel, —
b) I couldn’t understand the chemistry lesson today. I would understand the lecture better if the teacher —.
c) My cousin, Mohua is going to Cox’s bazar on vacation. If I were she, I —

d) Bangladesh is one of the worse victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter because of —.
e) Whenever I go out for a walk, —. I know many people don’t like this.
f) I shall stay here until —. I do not want to take any rest.
g) The shoes were so expensive that —. I didn’t have sufficient money with me.
h) Her voice was too low for the people at the back to —. The organizers should have arranged sound system.
i) London was a new city for us. We hired a bus so that —.
j) As I’ve already completed my studies, —. I need money.
to the question. no. 1
a) Rangamati is very busy. But don’t worry. If I find any good hotel, I’ll contact you immediately.
b) I couldn’t understand the chemistry lesson today. I would understand the lecture better if the teacher explained the points with more examples..
c) My cousin, Mohua is going to Cox’s bazar on vacation. If I were she, I would go to Srimongal.
d) Bangladesh is one of the worse victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter because of the greenhouse effect.
e) Whenever I go out for a walk, I take my umbrella with me. I know many people don’t like this.
f) I shall stay here until you come back. I do not want to take any rest.
g) The shoes were so expensive that I could not buy them. I didn’t have sufficient money with me.
h) Her voice was too low for the people at the back to hear. The organizers should have arranged sound system.
i) London was a new city for us. We hired a bus so that we could enjoy a hassle free tour round the city.
j) As I’ve already completed my studies, I’m thinking of applying for a full time position. I need money.

Set-2
a) This is not the time —. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. — I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. — we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, — we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused —. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man: — was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise —. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe —.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. — is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka —.

Ans. to the question. no. 2
a) This is not the time to gossip in a body. Rather we should render our respective duties.
b) I worked at a stretch for four hours. I got tired. Having taken rest for some time, I resumed the work.
c) We went on a journey by boat. As the river was smooth, we set sail. We had a very pleasant journey.
d) With the coming of different seasons we can enjoy various things. For example, when it is winter, we can eat various types of vegetables.
e) I told him to accompany me to Rajshahi. But he refused to do so. I went alone.
f) I know you are a wise man. Your doing such a thing was unexpected.
g) We should be true to our word. If we make any promise, we must keep it. Otherwise we can not be trustworthy to people.
h) You know Rafiq is a great liar. We should not believe what he says.
i) Shimul is now in great danger. How I can help him is now my present concern.
j) Tapan has invited me to his birthday party. But I can not go. I have to go to Dhaka in order to attend an important meeting.

 

Completing sentences with clauses/phrases

Set-3
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) Whenever my uncle comes to our house —. I have never seen him coming to our house empty — handed.
b) I entered the house keeping Karim standing outside. I told him to wait until—.
c) In society people say many things. We should not give importance on —. Rather we should think everything sensibly on our own.
d) He always chatters. — bears no sense. It’s very boring.
e) Yesterday I saw Shimul —. The river was violent then. This shows that he is very courageous.
f) My HSC examination is over. I could not do well in it. — is uncertain.
g) You say Karim has failed. I don’t believe it. I know him — student.
h) Karim, come here. I have many things —.
i) When the crime was committed —. So undoubtedly he is not involved in it.
j) Some people say that Jamil set fire to house of the widow. But just this morning he has given her one thousand taka and some food. This proves —.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-3.
a) Whenever my uncle comes to our house, he brings some sweets. I have never seen him coming to our house empty-handed.
b) I entered the house keeping Karim standing outside. I told him to wait until I came.
c) In society people say many things. We should not give importance on meaningless talks. Rather we should think everything sensibly on our own.
d) He always chatters. What he says bears no sense. It’s very boring.
e) Yesterday I saw Shimul swimming in the river. The river was violent then. This shows that he is very courageous.
f) My HSC examination s over. I could not do well in it. Whether I shall get GPA 5 is uncertain.
g) You say Karim has failed. I don’t believe it. I know him to be a meritorious student.
h) Karim, come here. I have many things to tell you.
i) When the crime was committed, Karim was in Dhaka. So undoubtedly he is not involved in it.
j) Some people say that Jamil set fire to house of the widow. But just this morning he has given her one thousand taka and some food. This proves that he is innocent.

 

Set-4
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) Yesterday a boy came to me. He said that —. So I gave him a shirt and some money.
b) A match will be played between our college and Dhaka College. But the time when the match will start is yet—.
c) Sometimes we fail to answer the questions—. Only Rana hardly fail to do so. He is the best boy in the class.
d) A thief entered Sumon’s room —. Sumon caught hold of the thief.
e) — is known to all. Still many people lead dishonest life.
f) You say you are late due to your failure to get a rickshaw —. You could start earlier.
g) We should work and speak sensibly. — often invite difficulties in our life.
h) This place is memorable in my life. It is the place —.
i) Swimming is a good exercise. Everyday I swim —.
j) You have failed in the exam. You could pass—.
Ans. to the ques. no. 4
a) Yesterday a boy came to me. He said that he had no shirt to wear. So I gave him a shirt and some money.
b) A match will be played between our college and Dhaka College. But the time when the match will start is yet to be fixed.
c) Sometimes we fail to answer the questions asked by our teachers. Only Rana hardly fail to do so. He is the best boy in the class.
d) A thief entered Sumon’s room while he was praying. Sumon caught hold of the thief.
e) That honesty is the best policy is known to all. Still many people lead dishonest life.
f) You say you are late due to your failure to get a rickshaw. The reason you put up is not acceptable. You could start earlier.
g) We should work and speak sensibly. Because working and speaking insensibly often invite difficulties in our life.
h) This place is memorable in my life. It is the place where I met you first.
i) Swimming is a good exercise. Everyday I swim until I feel tired.
j) You have failed in the exam. You could pass if you obey your parents’ advice.

Set-5
a) I can’t spend much time with you. I have an important work —.
b) Last night a beggar took shelter in our home. We gave him —. He was very pleased with us.
c) Rana has left just a few minutes ago. If you arrived a little earlier, —.
d) Rini is a good singer. She sings so beautifully that —.
e) The departure time of the train was approaching. So he walked fast —.
f) I need a reliable and a dutiful person. Since —, I will give you the task.
g) My elder brother was going to London. My parents burst into tears — departure. I also could not control myself.
h) In this world some people live longer than others. Those — gathers best experience.
i) You should not gossip at this moment. A little later you are going to sit for the examination. I can’t think —.
j) Ranu informed me that she was in danger. I went —.
Ans. to the ques. no. 5
a) I can’t spend much time with you. I have an important work that father has imposed on me.
b) Last night a beggar took shelter in our home. We gave him food and other necessary things. He was very pleased with us.
c) Rana has left just a few minutes ago. If you arrived a little earlier, you would see him.
d) Rini is a good singer. She sings so beautifully that people are amused.
e) The departure time of the train was approaching. So he walked fast to catch the train.
f) I need a reliable and a dutiful person. Since you promise to work carefully, I will give you the task.
g) My elder brother was going to London. My parents burst into tears at the time of his departure. I also could not control myself.
h) In this world some people live longer than others. Those who live the longest gather best experience.
i) You should not gossip at this moment. A little later you are going to sit for the examination. I can’t think how you can be so insincere.
j) Ranu informed me that she was in danger. I went to help her immediately.

 Set-6
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) The drivers — have an overtaking tendency. They are responsible for road accidents.
b) Earthquake can visit Dhaka at any time. We have to be alert —.
c) People consider Stephen Hawking — after Einstein. He is now confined in a wheel chair.
d) My father bought a car yesterday. He allowed me—.
e) It has started —. We had better not to go outside.
f) We should lock our doors —. The thieves can enter our house.
g) I don’t want to —. I have decided to make a business.
h) He became very tired —. He needs to have some rest.
i) The boy — is my brother. He gets up early in the morning.
j) He used to work here in part time. But now he is—.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-6
a) The drivers who are ignorant have an overtaking tendency. They are responsible for road accidents.
b) Earthquake can visit Dhaka at any time. We have to be alert in the event of earthquake.
c) People consider Stephen Hawking the greatest physicist after Einstein. He is now confined in a wheel chair.
d) My father bought a car yesterday. He allowed me to use his car.
e) It has started to rain heavily. We had better not to go outside.
f) We should lock our doors when we go out. The thieves can enter our house.
g) I don’t want to apply for any job. I have decided to make a business.
h) He became very tired because he worked hard. He needs to have some rest.
i) The boy who is reading attentively is my brother. He gets up early in the morning.
j) He used to work here in part time. But now he is a full time worker.
Set-7
a) In the present global village, skill and competence are essential —.
b) In this situation, women education is such a thing—.
c) Women comprise —.
d) We can not think of our prosperity or development —.
e) If we want development and prosperity of our country —.
f) Education is an intellectual training —.
g) Moreover, an educated mother plays a vital role—.
h) An educated mother knows —.
i) An educated woman can discharge —.
j) So we must educate our womenfolk —.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-7
a) In the present global village, skill and competence are essential to keep pace with others.
b) In this situation, women education is such a thing which we can in no way ignore.
c) Women comprise half of the total population of our country.
d) We can not think of our prosperity or development keeping this vast population uneducated and unskilled.
e) If we want development and prosperity of our country we must utilize this vast population.
f) Education is an intellectual training which enhances our skill.
g) Moreover, an educated mother plays a vital role in making her children an ideal citizen.
h) An educated mother knows how to rear up her children.
i) An educated woman can discharge social responsibilities and contribute to the overall development of the country.
j) So we must educate our womenfolk so that we can stand as a developed country in the world.
Set-8
a) There are some people —. Such people can not succeed in life.
b) Shafiq left hostel all on a sudden. — still remains unknown to me.
c) Some students of the class told that Rafiq had broken the bench. But he denied —.
d) Dear students, please get silent. Listen to —.
e) Karim had been studying since early in the morning. — he started for college.
f) Rekha is often seen deeply absorbed in her study. Actually she is —.
g) I was studying —. When her cooking was completed, she called me to eat rice.
h) Yesterday Salma came to me. She came —.
i) You have failed in the exam. It is sad. But if you get depressed and do not study, you —.
j) All of my friends attended my birthday party. Only you were absent. — shocked me.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-8
a) There are some people who never stick to anything. Such people can not succeed in life.
b) Kamal left hostel all on a sudden. Why he did so still remains unknown to me.
c) Some students of the class told that Rafiq had broken the bench. But he denied to have done it.
d) Dear students, please get silent. Listen to what I say.
e) Karim had been studying since early in the morning. Having completed his lessons he started for college.
f) Rekha is often seen deeply absorbed in her study. Actually she is a very studious student.
g) I was studying while mother was cooking. When her cooking was completed, she called me to eat rice.
h) Yesterday Salma came to me. She came to borrow a book from me.
i) You have failed in the exam. It is sad. But if you get depressed and do not study, you are sure to fail again.
j) All of my friends attended my birthday party. Only you were absent. Your being absent shocked me.


Set-9
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) — is a good habit. People love those who speak frankly.
b) We have invited him to the meeting. But I don’t know —.
c) Tisa is a brilliant student. She is working hard —.
d) Going to hospital we found you senseless. Can you remember the place —?
e) I went to your garden to pluck some flowers. I saw your grandfather —.
f) Alcohol is not good for health. If you take alcohol —.
g) Foujia is certainly brilliant. She could have made a glorious result —.
h) Mathematics is no doubt a hard subject. But you can find it interesting —.
i) The girl — was my cousin. She is also a very brilliant student.
j) He is very famous in our locality. His generosity — his huge property has brought him to this state.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-9
a) Speaking frankly is a good habit. People love those who speak frankly.
b) We have invited him to the meeting. But I don’t know when he will arrive.
c) Tisa is a brilliant student. She is working hard to make a glorious result.
d) Going to hospital we found you senseless. Can you remember the place where the accident took place?
e) I went to your garden to pluck some flowers. I saw your grandfather walking in the garden.
f) Alcohol is not good for health. If you take alcohol you will be sick.
g) Foujia is certainly brilliant. She could have made a glorious result if she had studied attentively.
h) Mathematics is no doubt a hard subject. But you can find it interesting if you practice it regularly.
i) The girl who stood first in the debate competition was my cousin. She is also a very brilliant student.
j) He is very famous in our locality. His generosity as well as his huge property has brought him to this state.
Set-10
a) As human beings we want — in peace.
b) To have — we should live with others in amity.
c) Allah has blessed us with conscience —.
d) If we do not use our conscience, —.
e) —, we should always act rationally.
f) — may bring a lot of suffering for us and for those whom we deal with.
g) We are also blessed with intellectual power—.
h) Present civilization is the product or contribution of —.
i) At present people — the world is suffering greatly.
j) — activities are greatly responsible for this suffering.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-10
a) As human beings we want to live in peace.
b) To have a peaceful life we should live with others in amity.
c) Allah has blessed us with conscience which makes us kind to others.
d) If we do not use our conscience, we can not claim ourselves to be the best creation of Allah.
e) As we are rational beings, we should always act rationally.
f) Our irrational activities may bring a lot of suffering for us and for those whom we deal with.
g) We are also blessed with intellectual power which can change the world greatly.
h) Present civilization is the product or contribution of the extraordinary intelligent people.
i) At present people all over the world is suffering greatly.
j) Our irrational and inconsiderate activities are greatly responsible for this suffering.

Completing sentences with clauses/phrases

Set-11
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) English — , we should learn it.
b) But — are indifferent to this language.
c) As it is a foreign language, —
d) — it is an interesting language.
e) — , they can certainly learn it.
f) — they should practice it greatly.
g) The students — , cannot acquire command over this language.
h) In the present context of globalization — is increasing day by day.
i) So it is essential for us to — .
j) Our government is also trying — to make our students skilled in this language.
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-11
a) English being an international language, we should learn it.
b) But most of our students are indifferent to this language.
c) As it is a foreign language, most of the students find it difficult.
d) In fact, it is an interesting language.
e) If the students become sincere, they can certainly learn it.
f) At the same time, they should practice it greatly.
g) The students who are idle and insincere, cannot acquire command over this language.
h) In the present context of globalization the importance of learning English is increasing day by day.
i) So it is essential for us to learn English.
j) Our government is also trying heart and soul to make our students skilled in this language.

Set-12
a) A good student must posses — .
b) The student — is a good student.
c) We must be honest in thought, active in habit and obedient to — .
d) — health is another quality of an ideal student.
e) He — makes glorious result in the examination.
f) — being active and prompt, he is also sociable.
g) He does not know — .
h) A good student knows that — .
i) So — of life he gains knowledge.
j) An ideal student cultivates the right virtues in — .
Ans. to the ques. no. Set-12
a) A good student must posses some special qualities.
b) The student who is brilliant, sincere to studies, good in nature is a good student.
c) We must be honest in thought, active in habit and obedient to parents and teachers.
d) To maintain the rules of health is another quality of an ideal student.
e) He who is sincere to his studies makes glorious result in the examination.
f) Apart from being active and prompt, he is also sociable.
g) He does not know what is rude behaviour.
h) A good student knows that student life is the time for preparation for the struggle of life.
i) So to make him well-fitted for the struggle of life he gains knowledge.
j) An ideal student cultivates the right virtues in every sphere of life.

 

Set-13
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) A storm is —.
b) Though it is uncertain —.
c) It creates a scene —.
d) In a storm, the wind — wrecks great havoc upon our life and property.
e) Peals of thunder and — frighten the people.
f) After the storm, people come out —.
g) They get terrified to see the havoc —.
h) It is known that storm is such a natural disaster —.
i) But we can minimize the loss — it.
j) We can save life and property to a great extent —.

Ans. to the Oues. No. Set-13
a) A storm is a natural disaster.
b) Though it is uncertain, it generally happens in summer.
c) It creates a scene which is very terrible and fearful.
d) In a storm, the wind blowing violently wrecks great havoc upon our life and property.
e) Peals of thunder and flashes of lighting frighten the people.
f) After the storm, people come out to see the effect of it.
g) They get terrified to see the havoc wrecked by the storm.
h) It is known that storm is such a natural disaster that we can not get rid of it.
i) But we can minimize the loss owing to it.
j) We can save life and property to a great extent if we take precautionary measures against it.

 


Set-14
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) A railway station is a place where —.
b) It is —.
c) — are seen here.
d) A kind of eagerness can be noticed in their eyes and face —.
e) Moreover, train journey creates a kind of thrill and excitement in the passengers especially in—.
f) Some come out of the station —.
g) Some are busy —.
h) They push one another —.
i) The total place becomes lively by the hue and cry of the passengers and above all by the peculiar voices of the hawkers —.
j) In the rest room, the passengers are found —.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-14
a) A railway station is a place where trains stop and start from.
b) It is one of the busiest and crowded places.
c) People of all ages and all walks of life are seen here.
d) A kind of eagerness can be noticed in their eyes and face as they are on the way to their respective destination.
e) Moreover, train journey creates a kind of thrill and excitement in the passengers especially in the young ones.
f) Some come out of the station followed by coolies with luggage on their heads.
g) Some are busy buying tickets.
h) They push one another to go ahead.
i) The total place becomes lively by the hue and cry of the passengers and above all by the peculiar voices of the hawkers who try to attract the attention of the passengers.
j) In the rest room, the passengers are found waiting for the train.

Set-15
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5
a) A fair — is called a book fair.
b) A book fair is — in our country on the premises of Bangla Academy.
c) It is organized — the martyrs to the causes of defending our mother tongue Bangla in 1952.
d) Moreover, it is held —, creating enthusiasm of reading in the general people.
e) In the fair — are seen.
f) These stalls display and sell various books —.
g) Some days ago I went to the book fair —.
h) I bought —.
i) I also met —.
j) Going to the fair was —.
Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-15:
a) A fair which is organized to display and sell books is called a book fair.
b) A book fair is an annual phenomenon in our country on the premises of Bangla Academy.
c) It is organized in memory of the martyrs to the causes of defending our mother tongue Bangla in 1952.
d) Moreover, it is held to promote our language. literature and culture, creating enthusiasm of reading in the general people.
e) In the fair many beautifully decorated stalls are seen.
f) These stalls display and sell various books which are cheaper in comparison to other times.
g) Some days ago I went to the book fair accompanied by my friends.
h) I bought some science fictions and some books of poetry.
i) I also met some renowned writers and poets of our country.
j) Going to the fair was an excellent experience for me.

Set-16
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5
a) If you are good at others —. So, you should behave with others well.
b) — brings sufferings. We should avoid their company.
c) He is only 4 feet in height. He is not tall enough —.
d) Scarcely had I reached the college —. I entered the class in a hurry.
e) We can not keep pace with the rich countries —. So, poverty should be removed from our country first.
f) Greenhouse effect is a dangerous reactive type of effect —. It is dangerous for living creatures on earth.
g) Since my final exam was going on —. I must attend the next part.
h) — duty of a student is to study attentively. But some students forget it.
i) He paused for a moment and then went —. The audience felt boring.
j) I got a scholarship —. Everybody was happy.

Ans. to the Ques. No. Set-16:
a) If you are good at others, others will also be good to you. So, you should behave with others well.
b) Since depending on a fair weather friends bring sufferings. We should avoid their company.
c) He is only 4 feet in height. He is not tall enough to touch the roof of the room.
d) Scarcely had I reached the college when the bell rang. I entered the class in a hurry.
e) We can not keep pace with the rich countries because of poverty. So, poverty should be removed from our country first.
f) Greenhouse effect is a dangerous reactive type of effect that causes natural imbalance. It is dangerous for living creatures on earth.
g) Since my final exam was going on, I could not attend the party. I must attend the next party.
h) The first and foremost duty of a student is to study attentively. But some students forget it.
i) He paused for a moment and then went on speaking on the same subject. The audience felt bored
j) I got a scholarship when I was in class eight. Everybody was happy.

 Completing sentences with

Set-17.
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) — were present in the meeting. But I was absent in the meeting.
b) He felt tired. He wanted —.
c) I saw the mother —. The baby was crying then.
d) She looks older —. She had better not wear glass.
e) It is beyond his means — in Dhaka. So, he has hired a flat.
f) The workload is so big —. I need others’ help.
g) He likes to talk much. Don’t bother about —.
h) All parents want —. My parents want me to be an engineer.
i) City life is expensive. You have to earn more — the city life.
j) Lazy people suffer —. We should not follow them.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-17
a) The elites of the town were present in the meeting. But I was absent in the meeting.
b) He felt tired. He wanted to have a cup of tea.
c) I saw the mother working in the kitchen. The baby was crying then.
d) She looks older when she wears glass. She had better not wear glass.
e) It is beyond his means to buy a flat in Dhaka. So, he has hired a flat.
f) The workload is so big that I can not cope with it. I need others’ help.
g) He likes to talk much. Don’t bother about what he said.
h) All parents want to see their children established. My parents want me to be an engineer.
i) City life is expensive. You have to earn more to cope with the city life.
j) Lazy people suffer in the long run. We should not follow them.
Set-18.
Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/ phrases. 5
a) I completed the work successfully. This is the method how —.
b) Mr. Himel left the place suddenly. Do you know —?
c) We walked —. Then we took rest for sometime.
d) The patient will feel better —. The doctor has said so.
e) The cat has eaten all —. I will punish the cat.
f) Go on writing till —. You have one hour left.
g) I would like —. My mother also wants to join me.
h) He is very late today. Do you know —?
i) The old man saw some snakes. Their colour was so beautiful that—.
j) I hate —. They harm the people.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-18
a) I completed the work successfully. This is the method how I did the work.
b) Mr. Himel left the place suddenly. Do you know why he left ?
c) We walked until we became tired. Then we took rest for sometime.
d) The patient will feel better after he has taken medicine. The doctor has said so.
e) The cat has eaten all that my mother cooked. I will punish the cat.
f) Go on writing till I tell you to stop. You have one hour left.
g) I would like to have lunch at the restaurant. My mother also wants to join me.
h) He is very late today. Do you know why he is late ?
i) The old man saw some snakes. Their colour was so beautiful that he was filled with a strange wonder.
j) I hate cunning people. They harm the people.

 

Set-19

Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases.        5

a) The National Memorial which is situated at Savar —. It is built with concrete, but made of blood.

b) — can not be blotted. Everything is predestined by God.

c) I support you because —. You should be always honest.

d) If I had the wings of a bird —. But man can not fly in the sky as bird flies.

e) We can not stop natural disasters. But reducing the loss of wealth and lives is possible —.

f) The door ball rang —. I felt disturbed of it.

g) Today is Friday. — all the shops are closed.

h) I do not like people —. Such kind of people are hated everywhere.

i) As an HSC candidate, you should read properly so —. You must make proper use of time.

j) Though Bangladesh is a small country —. But her population can be used as human resource.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-19

a) The National Memorial which is situated at Savar is a symbol of nation’s respect for martyrs. It is built with concrete, but made of blood.

b) What is lotted can not be blotted. Everything is predestined by God.

c) I support you because your intention is honest. You should be always honest.

d) If I had the wings of a bird I could fly in the sky. But man can not fly in the sky as bird flies.

e) We can not stop natural disasters. But reducing the loss of wealth and lives is possible when we take precautionary measures.

f) The door ball rang while I was reading. I felt disturbed of it.

g) Today is Friday. As it is a public holiday all the shops are closed.

h) I do not like people who are dishonest. Such kind of people are hated everywhere.

i) As an HSC candidate, you should read properly so that you can make a brilliant result. You must make proper use of time.

j) Though Bangladesh is a small country, she is burdened with overpopulation. But her population can be used as human resource.

Set-20

a) Women who — should be ignored. It is also our duty to respect them.

b) — is known to me. I have helped him correct it.

c) I have studied a lot. I am optimistic that —.

d) Had Kamal been my brother —. But he was not my brother.

e) As flower is a symbol of love —. It is also a symbol of beauty and purity.

f) A college should be a calm and peaceful place —. But nowadays the congenial atmosphere does not prevail in the colleges.

g) There goes a proverb that —. We should make the best use of time.

h) We will not pardon you —. So, you have to confess your guilt first.

i) For higher education. We should learn English. So, it is high time —.

j) We should stop environment population. If we fail to control environment pollution —.

Ans. to the ques. no. Set-20

a) Women who constitute half of the total population should be ignored. It is also our duty to respect them.

b) That he has made a mistake is known to me. I have helped him correct it.

c) I have studied a lot. I am optimistic that I will do well in the examination.

d) Had Kamal been my brother I would have helped him. But he was not my brother.

e) As flower is a symbol of love, it is liked by all. It is also a symbol of beauty and purity.

f) A college should be a calm and peaceful place where the students can study attentively. But nowadays the congenial atmosphere does not prevail in the colleges.

g) There goes a proverb that ‘Time and tide wait for none’. We should make the best use of time.

h) We will not pardon you unless you confess your guilt. So, you have to confess your guilt first.

i) For higher education. We should learn English. So, it is high time we learnt English well.

j) We should stop environment pollution. If we fail to control environment pollution we will face natural disasters.

 

 

# Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. 5
Set-1
a) — is a good habit. People love those who speak frankly.
b) We have invited him to the meeting. But I don’t know —.
c) Tisa is a brilliant student. She is working hard —.
d) Going to hospital we found you senseless. Can you remember the place —?
e) I went to your garden to pluck some flowers. I saw your grandfather —.
f) Alcohol is not good for health. If you take alcohol —.
g) Kana is certainly brilliant. She could have made a glorious result —.
h) Mathematics is no doubt a hard subject. But you can find it interesting —.
i) The girl — was my cousin. She is also a very brilliant student.
j) He is very famous in our locality. His generosity — his huge property has brought him to this state.
Ans.
a) Speaking frankly is a good habit. People love those who speak frankly.
b) We have invited him to the meeting. But I don’t know when he will arrive.
c) Tisa is a brilliant student. She is working hard to make a glorious result.
d) Going to hospital we found you senseless. Can you remember the place where the accident took place ?
e) I went to your garden to pluck some flowers. I saw your grandfather walking in the garden.
f) Alcohol is not good for health. If you take alcohol you will be ill.
g) Kana is certainly brilliant. She could have made a glorious result if she had studied attentively.
h) Mathematics is no doubt a hard subject. But you can find it interesting if you practice it regularly.
i) The girl who stood first in the dance competition was my cousin. She is also a very brilliant student.
j) He is very famous in our locality. His generosity as well as his huge property has brought him to this state.

Set-2
a) As human beings we want — in peace.
b) To have — we should live with others in amity.
c) Allah has blessed us with conscience —.
d) If we do not use our conscience, —.
e) —, we should always act rationally.
f) — may bring a lot of suffering for us and for those whom we deal with.
g) We are also blessed with intellectual power —.
h) Present civilization is the product or contribution of —
i) At present people — the world is suffering greatly.
j) — activities are greatly responsible for this suffering
Ans.
a) As human beings we want to live in peace.
b) To have a peaceful life we should live with others in amity.
c) Allah has blessed us with conscience which makes a considerate and kind to others.
d) If we do not use our conscience, we can not claim ourselves to be the best creation of Allah.
e) As we are rational, we should always act rationally.
f) Our irrational activities may bring a lot of suffering for us and for those whom we deal with.
g) We are also blessed with intellectual power which can change the world greatly.
h) Present civilization is the product or contribution of the extraordinary intelligent people.
i) At present people all over the world is suffering greatly.
j) Our irrational and inconsiderate activities are greatly responsible for this suffering

Set-3
a) English —, we should learn it.
b) But — are indifferent to this language.
c) As it is a foreign language, —
d) — it is an interesting language.
e) —, they can certainly learn it.
f) — they should practice it greatly.
g) The students —, cannot acquire command over this language.
h) In the present context of globalization — is increasing day by day.
i) So it is essential for us to —.
j) Our government is also trying — to make our students skilled in this language.
Ans.
a) English being an international language, we should learn it.
b) But most of our students are indifferent to this language.
c) As it is a foreign language, most of the students find it difficult.
d) In fact it is an interesting language.
e) If the students become sincere, they can certainly learn it.
f) At the same time they should practice it greatly.
g) The students who are idle and insincere, cannot acquire command over this language.
h) In the present context of globalization the importance of learning English is increasing day by day.
i) So it is essential for us to learn English.
j) Our government is also trying heart and soul to make our students skilled in this language.

 


Set-4
a) I like —. But my most favourite game is cricket.
b) Children often burst into tantrum. The main reason of their tantrum is —.
c) I have asked him to come to our house. But — is not known to me.
d) Suman is not a good student. He is inattentive to his study. I often see him —.
e) Time is very valuable. Our happiness and prosperity totally depends on —.
f) He failed in the exam. If he studied attentively,—. 

g) You should take some extra money. Because the amount of money — may not enable you to buy a laptop.
h) Walking is a —. I often walk by the riverside.
i) Karim is a brilliant boy. Unfortunately he has failed. I don’t know —.
j) Many people in our country are —. They don’t know that literary is the main reason of their poverty.

a) I like to play various games. But my most favourite game is cricket.
b) Children often burst into tantrum. The main reason of their tantrum is their failure to express their demands.
c) I have asked him to come to our house. But when he will come is not known to me.
d) Suman is not a good student. He is inattentive to his study. I often see him mixing with bad boys.
e) Time is very valuable. Our happiness and prosperity totally depends on how we utilize our time.
f) He failed in the exam. If he studied attentively, he would pass the exam.
g) You should take some extra money. Because the amount of money that you have taken may not enable you to buy a laptop.
h) Walking is a good exercise. I often walk by the riverside.
i) Karim is a brilliant boy. Unfortunately he has failed. I don’t know why he has failed.
j) Many people in our country are illiterate and poor. They don’t know that literary is the main reason of their poverty.
Set-5
a) Health is —.
b) We can never lead happy life —.
c) — we should follow the rules of health.
d) We cannot be healthy —.
e) — do not mean valuable foods.
f) We can find nutritious foods —.
g) We must have knowledge on nutrition so that —
h) Many rich people cannot lead a healthy life —.
i) BTV puts up —.
j) We must remember —.
Ans.
a) Health is a great asset.
b) We can never lead happy life without being healthy.
c) In order to maintain good health we should follow the rules of health.
d) We cannot be healthy without taking physical exercise.
e) Nutritious foods do not mean valuable foods.
f) We can find nutritious foods in cheap foods.
g) We must have knowledge on nutrition so that we can remain healthy.
h) Many rich people cannot lead a healthy life as they have no knowledge of nutrition.
i) BTV puts up some important programmes which make people conscious of health.
j) We must remember that health is the root of all happiness.
Set-6
a) Industry is the —.
b) A man can’t succeed in life —.
c) — of the world were industrious.
d) The man — can easily maintain a sound health.
e) We should not like those persons —.
f) I always —.
g) I know the story of an industrious person —.
h) That man always inspires me —.
i) I have a poor uncle. He could be rich —.
j) He has become poor — his idleness.
Ans.
a) Industry is the key to success.
b) A man can’t succeed in life without being industrious.
c) All great men of the world were industrious.
d) The man who is industrious can easily maintain a sound health.
e) We should not like those persons who are idle.
f) I always want to be industrious.
g) I know the story of an industrious person who became hero from zero.
h) That man always inspires me to be industrious.
i) I have a poor uncle. He could be rich if he were industrious.
j) He has become poor on account of his idleness. 

 


Set-7
a) Honesty is the best policy. — if you do not stick to the way of honesty.
b) A glass has been broken. I don’t know —.
c) The pen — has been lost. I am very sorry for it.
d) I got a bad news from my family —. So I had to go home then.
e) I am going to the market to buy some food. You must not move from this place —.
f) Don’t come here. Rather, stay —.

g) My uncle is —. I often go to him for help.
h) Reza is studying very attentively. He wants—.
i) Lima danced very nicely. The audience was so charmed with her performance that —.
j) Rita is my best friend. Whenever she gets spare time, —.
a) Honesty is the best policy. You can not expect the respect of people if you do not stick to the way of honesty.
b) A glass has been broken. I don’t know who has broken it.
c) The pen that you gave me has been lost. I am very sorry for it.
d) I got a bad news from my family when the function was going on. So I had to go home then.
e) I am going to the market to buy some food. You must not move from this place until I come back.
f) Don’t come here. Rather, stay where you are.
g) My uncle is a very rich man. I often go to him for help.
h) Reza is studying very attentively. He wants to make a good result.
i) Lima danced very nicely. The audience was so charmed with her performance that there was pindrop silence there.
j) Rita is my best friend. Whenever she gets spare time, she comes to me.
Set-8
a) Sumana is —.
b) She is often invited — on various occasions.
c) She began — music from her childhood.
d) She love music so much —.
e) She is —.
f) She wants to be a great singer — time.
g) I get lost —.
h) I am also —.
i) So I often go to her — enjoying her song.
j) Actually we are — to each other.
Ans.
a) Sumana is a very good singer.
b) She is often invited to sing on various occasions.
c) She began to learn music from her childhood.
d) She loves music so much that she can not pass a day without it.
e) She is very ambitious with her music.
f) She wants to be a great singer in course of time.
g) I get lost when she sings.
h) I am also a great lover of music.
i) So I often go to her in the hope of enjoying her song.
j) Actually we are the best friends to each other.
Set-9
a) After a while, a cricket match between Bangladesh and India is going to be started. So, we —
b) Only to wear good dresses is not a quality of a gentleman. — is a quality of a gentleman.
c) I need your help at this moment. I will be benefited —.
d) Mamun has always secured the third place in the exam. But — is his ambition.
e) He is now obsessed with a great problem. I tried — but I could not.
f) I know you are not interested in enjoying any cultural function. But — surprised me.
g) I am not attentive to my study. That’s why my father desired —.
h) Smoking is injurious to health. But many of us are in the habit of smoking —.
i) I tried to meet him for three days. But he was so busy that —.
j) Shakib-Al-Hasan topping the world’s best all-rounder ranking had made us proud. Though — both in batting and bowing, he failed to bring victory for the team of Bangladesh.
Ans.
a) After a while, a cricket match between Bangladesh and India is going to be started. So, we will enjoy the match together.
b) Only to wear good dresses is not a quality of a gentleman. Honesty as well as good behaviour is a quality of a gentleman.
c) I need your help at this moment. I will be benefited if you extend your helping hand.
d) Mamun has always secured the third place in the exam. But to secure the 1st place is his ambition.
e) He is now obsessed with a great problem. I tried solve his problem but I could not.
f) I know you are not interested in enjoying any cultural function. But your going to function yesterday surprised me.
g) I am not attentive to my study. That’s why my father desired to talk to the class teacher.
h) Smoking is injurious to health. But many of us are in the habit of smoking in spite of knowing the truth.
i) I tried to meet him for three days. But he was so busy that I could not meet him.
j) Shakib-Al-Hasan topping the world’s best all-rounder ranking had made us proud. Though he did an all-round performance both in batting and bowing, he failed to bring victory for the team of Bangladesh.

 

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) Noyan is one of my best friends. He lives in Spain now. It is many years since ——.

(b) We did not find any vehicle on the road. So, we walked until we ——.

(c) Mr. Zaman is a rich man. If I were he ——.

(d) The glass was found broken. Either Mukul ——.

(e) Physical exercise helps a man to be healthy. So, we should take physical exercise regularly

so that ——.

(f) Jerry was an orphan boy. He was only four when ——.

(g) Recently a cyclone has hit our upazilla. It is high time we ——.

(h) Yesterday Sakib-Al-Hasan came to the Eastern Plaza. If you had gone there ——.

(i) It is true that most of the parents in our country are not interested enough to——. They

think educating children is nothing but waste of time and money.

(j) Today is a hot day. The heat of the sun is so unbearable that ——.

 

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) You overlooked my advice. If you had paid heed to my advice, ——.

(b) Bangladesh is a populous country. If the population can be turned into a potential human

resource, ——.

(c) Danger comes where ——. So, we shouldn’t fear danger.

(d) Crops failed this year as ——. Farmers in our country depend on rainwater for cultivation.

(e) We should be liberal. But we are so self-centered ——.

(f) Parents think that spending money for the children’s education is unwise specially ——.

They think female children need no education because they will be married off.

(g) Good result in the exam is very important. Hence, I work hard ——.

(h) I am very hungry. It is high time I ——.

(i) The sky is very clear. The sun is as if ——.

(j) That he is honest ——. As a result, everybody respects him.

 

  1. Complete the sentence using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) The train is blowing its whistle. Nimmi is walking fast lest——.

(b) Raktim is a bright student. She reads attentively so that ——.

(c) Tamanna could not find her purse anywhere. She came here with a view to——.

(d) Nipa and Lima talked as if ——.

(e) I like Nahida because ——.

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(f) Rojmina is very gentle in nature. She never shouts even when ——.

(g) Bushra was afraid. No sooner had she seen the murderer ——.

(h) Sagorika had not seen Eva for a long time. Yesterday she ——her in the market.

(i) Mouri not only eats a balanced diet ——takes physical exercise regularly.

(j) You can spend money ——you wish for buying books. Books will be your best friend in the coming

days.

 

  1. Complete the sentence using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) 1996 was the year when ————. It was really thrilling.

(b) I was too nervous to ————. He encouraged me.

(c) The name of my college is Sher-e-Bangla Degree College. The teachers of this college are so

sincere that ————.

(d) AK Roy is our English teacher who ————. He is a man of strong personality.

(e) As it was the first day, ————. I was not exception to that.

(f) Unless I went to college that day, ————. It is absolutely true.

(g) Truly speaking it is one of the most important days of my life. I cannot but———.

(h) Who does not like ————? Naturally I like it.

(i) It is still fresh in my mind. If I start writing a composition this day, ————.

(j) It was not only enjoyable but also ————. Yet it is my memorable day.

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) Have confidence and work hard. Success will be yours. Nothing is impossible for a man who

——.

(b) I was negligent. If I had studied hard, ——.

(c) For a word a single sentence may create a suitable context. We can remember a word by ——.

(d) I studied in the same class with Mita at a primary school in Chunarughat. Then her father

was transferred to Comilla and she shifted there with her family. It was a long time since ——

.

(e) Midas saw his daughter turn into a statue of gold. The king was struck with horror and ——.

(f) Social relationship is based on mutual dependence. None can do anything in society ——.

(g) The govt. should create more opportunities for education. Bangladesh needs more

educational institutions so that——.

(h) My mother wake me up. She told me that I would miss the train unless ——.

(i) Idleness brings misfortune. Idle persons are burden to society as ——.

(j) He is not attentive to his studies. If once he falls behind, ——.

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) Time is short but art is long. So, we should use time properly to ——.

(b) Karim was inside the room. He opened the door when ——.

(c) The students were playing in the field. They stopped playing as soon as ——.

(d) Mr. Kamal is now in hospital because his heart was attacked. He is speaking so much as if ——.

(e) He was ready to go to the station. No sooner had he went out than ——.

(f) The purse of money is now at his hand. He got it while ——.

(g) You have become very fat. You will suffer a lot unless ——.

(h) All of us want to succeed in life. But no success comes without ——.

(i) I was really tired when I completed the work. I ——before I entered into my study room.

(j) He was very hungry. I took him to my house with a view to ——.

  1. Complete the sentence using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) Mentally, he is not very stable. He talks as if ——.

(b) Cut your coat according to your cloth. It is easy to say but ——.

(c) Cricket is a game of golden uncertainty. As cricket is a very exciting game nowadays, ——.

(d) Time and tide wait for none. Time is so valuable that ——.

(e) Don’t waste your valuable time in idleness. Be punctual lest ——.

(f) Never get into bad company. A man is known by——.

 (g) Mr. Azim was in a hurry. He walked fast lest ——.

(h) This is time for your study. Go to your reading room. Read attentively or ——.

(i) He tried his best to be in time. But hardly had he reached the station ——.

(j) The old man could not move. He was too weak ——.

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) I wouldn’t have felts so full now if I ——. Actually we should eat moderately.

(b) Still man is helpless to natural disaster. As Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country, ——.

(c) We can’t expect a balanced development of the country keeping our women aside. Women

who comprise half of our population ——.

(d) If Sara has completed all her work already, we ——. She need not stay here more time

today.

(e) Natural calamity is very common in our country. Moreover, our country is beset with ——.

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(f) Corruption affects our country like cancer. We should say ‘no’ to corruption because it —

—.

(g) It is very difficult to root out corruption from our country. We should work together if ——.

(h) He is a very close fisted man. He is so self-centered that ——.

(i) Cancer is a fatal disease which ——. Scientists are yet to invent the antidote to this

disease.

(j) Afreen studies attentively so that ——. She is cherishing a dream that she would be a

doctor in future.

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(a) It was ten years since ——. I missed her a lot.

(b) My parents are glad that ——. My friends are also happy to hear this.

(c) He has none to help him financially. ——he could solve the problem.

(d) Sometimes wealth creates tension and brings sufferings. For this a wealthy man cannot lead ——.

(e) He is now in problem ——. He is searching another job.

(f) He has become tired ——. He needs to have rest now.

(g) ——the cuckoo sings night and day. Besides, we can enjoy natural beauty in spring.

(h) In Bangladesh 16 December is the Victory Day. It is observed ——.

(i) Napoleon asked an English boy ——. The boy replied that he wanted to cross the sea with

it.

(j) Neighbours are those persons ——. We live together with peace.

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(a) Tonima is one of the most brilliant students in our college. She goes to college in time. She

studies attentively so that she ——.

(b) Yesterday while I was going to college ——. The accident was terrible and ten people died

on the spot.

(c) United we stand, ——. The educated know this proverb.

(d) Fuad is a good boy. I don’t know his father’s name but I know the place where ——.

(e) We are to be content with what ——. We should bear in mind that money is the root of all

evils.

(f) Many illiterate people do not have any knowledge of health. If they were educated, ——.

(g) The cultivation of roses is so profitable that ——. By cultivating roses many people are

becoming well off.

(h) Roses enhance the beauty of our house. So, we should cultivate roses not only to earn

money ——.

(i) Corruption is a great barrier to our development. It is high time ——.

(j) I saw an old woman walking along the road. The road was slippery. So, she walked slowly

lest ——.

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(a) Trees are our best friends. If we cut down trees at random, ——

(b) I can’t make out the main topic of the seminar. I would guess the topic better, if I ——.

(c) Punctuality is the key to success. If we practice the habit of punctuality, ——.

(d) Patriotism is a noble virtue. A patriot is one who ——than his life.

(e) We are living in an age of science. Science has made our life easy and ——.

(f) The first and foremost duty of a student is to study. Without ——, you can’t make a good result.

(g) Most of the people of our country do not get proper treatment. If I were a doctor, ——.

(h) There is a proverb in English that education is the backbone ——. In order to develop our

country we must be educated.

(i) Bangladesh is a riverine country. It provides us with ——

(j) Mamun is a student of science. After finishing his final examination he wants to get

admitted into an engineering university for ——.

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(a) Wait for me until ——. Don’t take any risk.

(b) We’ll play provided ——. It will be the best way of spending our holiday.

(c) Most of the students are weak in English. They do badly in this subject in the

examination. There are many reasons why——.

(d) I have to leave right now to catch the bus. If I miss the bus, ——.

(e) The load is not so heavy. The boy is strong enough ——.

(f) I hardly find a good doctor in my village. If I lived in a town, ——.

(g) The students remained quiet for a long time. Scarcely had the teacher completed the

lecture——.

(h) Five years have passed since ——. Since then there is no communication between us.

(i) Rupa talks if ——. I don’t like her such attitude.

(j) If she catches a cold, ——. She is very careful about cold.

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(a) He talks too much while doing his work. I don’t like people who ——.

(b) I am looking for Mr Forhad’s address. Do you know where ——.

(c) He came to me for some monetary help. As I was myself in debt, ——.

(d) Pure water is called life. We will not survive unless ——.

(e) Nobody told me to go there. Had I been proposed to go ——.

(f) Most of us discriminate between a boy and a girl showing negative mentality towards the

girls. It is high time we ——.

(g) Yesterday I had an interview at Motijheel. Although it was pick hour, ——.

(h) Mina is very health conscious. She takes physical exercise regularly so that ——.

(i) I have worked all day long. I am so tired that ——.

(j) Rehan loves to study detective stories. Whenever he goes to Ekushey Boi Mela, ——

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(a) There were so many students and the classroom was very noisy. The teacher spoke loudly

so that ——.

(b) Though Bangladesh is blessed with rivers, we —— during dry season. We do not have any

concrete irrigation plan.

(c) He is surely out of his mind. He —— as if he were the president of the function.

(d) We are cutting down our trees indiscriminately. We must do something to stop this bad

practice before it ——.

(e) It’s good to see you again. We haven’t each other —— I feel really glad.

(f) The textbook is new but it is ——. We haven’t had any problem so far.

(g) The place we visited last week was really wonderful. If I had had a camera with me, ——.

(h) It will stop raining soon. We have a plan to go out. We will go out when ——.

(i) Playing in the sun may make you sick: Avoid playing in the sun lest you ——.

(j) You should remember that honesty is the best policy. You will be respected by all if you ——.

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(a) Don’t jump into water if —— . You will be drowned.

(b) A heavy storm is blowing outside the room. You had better stay here until ——.

(c) He has failed to make a good result. If he had studied more seriously, ——.

(d) I know how to solve the problem. I will solve it provided ——.

(e) A tortoise and a hare arranged a race. The tortoise was confident that he ——.

(f) He is absent from the meeting as ——. He has gone to consult a doctor.

(g) You should avoid bad companies, because a person is known——.

(h) Rakib was too late for the station. Hardly had he reached the station——.

(i) Illiteracy is a curse. It hinders the development of a country. It is high time we——.

(j) The road was very dangerous at night. So, I advised my driver to avoid it lest——.

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(a) Since research studies have shown a relationship between cancer and cigarette smoking —

(b) Keep the pencil near while ——. It is helpful.

(c) The thief was apprehended, but the person who ——.

(d) Electrical energy may be divided into two components which ——.

(e) The Mona Lisa is the portrait of a woman who ——.

(f) When —— it is easy to make a mistake. Every custom has its own nature.

(g) Sometimes, items are put on sale because ——.

(h) Because —— the area of Minnesota to Texas Alley. It’s a danger zone.

(i) It was somewhat amazing. I don’t know that ——.

(j) Tampering with someone’s mail is serious crime in the U.S. while ——.

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(a) A fair —— is called a book fair.

(b) A book fair is —— in our country on the premises of Bangla Academy.

(c) It is organized —— the martyrs to the causes of defending our mother tongue Bangla in

1952.

(d) Moreover, it is held ——, creating enthusiasm of reading in the general people.

(e) In the fair —— are seen.

(f) These stalls display and sell various books ——.

(g) Some days ago, I went the book fair ——.

(h) I bought ——.

(i) I also met ——.

(j) Going to the fair was ——.

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(a) Present civilization is ——.

(b) Science is advancing ——.

(c) Prior to the age of science men were very helpless ——.

(d) Now with the blessing of science man can do many things ——.

(e) If these devoted scientists did not work hard, ——.

(f) Once though men begged nature most pitifully for something, ——.

(g) As the brave men went on studying, ——.

(h) —— science has reached the present state.

(i) We are immensely indebted to these persons ——.

(j) We should utilize the inventions of science properly so that ——.

  1. Complete the sentences using suitable clauses/phrases. .510=5

(a) There are so many students and the classroom was very noisy. The teacher spoke loudly so that ——.

(b) Though Bangladesh is blessed with rivers, we —— during dry season. We do not have any

concrete irrigation plan.

(c) He is surely out of his mind. He —— as if he were the president of the function.

(d) We are cutting down our trees indiscriminately. We must do something to stop this bad practice before it ——.

(e) It’s good to see you again. We haven’t seen each other ——. I feel really glad.

(f) The textbook is new but it is ——. We haven’t had any problem so far.

(g) The place we visited last week was really wonderful. If I had a camera with me, ——

(h) It will stop raining soon. We have a plan to go out. We will go out when ——.

(i) Playing in the rain may make you sick. Avoid playing in the sun lest ——.

(j) You should remember that honesty is the best policy. You will be respected by all if you —

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(a) I wish ——.

(b) No sooner had he reached the station ——.

(c) He is satisfied with what ——.

(d) The car made in Japan ——.

(e) He behaves as if ——.

(f) What is looted —— do you know it?

(g) My purse has been lost where ——.

(h) My friend Goutam appeared before the interview board. As he was smart, ——.

(i) You are a liar. You cannot eat one mango let alone ——.

(j) I am very hungry today. I had better ——.

5. (a) I don’t know whether ——.
(b) What he said ——.
(c) A proverb says ——. So we should be honest.
(d) In youth mind is soft and ——.
(e) Had he been little careful, he ——.
(f) Health is wealth. For sound health ——.
(g) You are very hungry. You had better ——.
(h) He told the matter as if ——. Nobody believed him.
(i) We should have patience if ——.
(j) The man stood before me ——.

6. (a) Rimi had been admitted to a hospital. She had an accident yesterday while ——.
(b) Scarcely had we reached the station ——. We had to wait for the next bus.
(c) It has been raining since morning. The old man is walking slowly lest ——.
(d) When you ——, you will go home.
(e) There are a good number of reasons why many students fail in English in the exam.
That English ——.
(f) He told the matter as if ——. But I know, he was not there when it occurred.
(g) Students in primary school drop out in large number. We can’t ensure education for
all unless ——.
(h) My cousin intended to walk in the beach at night. But it was not safe. So, I prevented
him ——.
(i) Whenever she speaks English, ——. But it is natural as we learn through mistakes.
(j) He was not aware of the matter. If he had known the matter earlier, ——.

7. (a) It is high time —. It is detrimental to health.
(b) I told him about the accident. But he is describing the accident to others as if —.
(c) 16th December is observed as the Victory Day every year in Bangladesh. It is really a
red-letter day in our national history because on this day, —.
(d) He earns such a small amount that —. So, he is looking for some additional income.
(e) — because sincerity is the key to success. An insincere person always becomes
failure.
(f) As she is firmly determined, —. Strong determination is the precondition of any
success.
(g) The path is not smooth at all, walk carefully lest —.
(h) Rahim is such a man whom —. He deserves it for his honesty.
(i) — is not true at all, I know the fact.
(j) He has a lot of money, but —. He is really a miser.

8. (a) Industry is the key to success. If you work hard, —.
(b) Corruption is the main hindrance to development. It is high time —.
(c) Abdul is an HSC candidate. He is studying hard lest —
(d) There are a good number of reasons why —. That English is a foreign language is the
main reason.
(e) Bird fly in the sky. I wish —.
(f) No sooner had we reached there than —. Unless we went there earlier, we would miss
the beginning of the programme.
(g) It is not good —. A man is known by the company he keeps.
(h) Dulal Sheikh is a quack. He behaves as if —.
(i) It is very cold outside. You had better —.
(j) My childhood was full of joys and happiness. Would that —.

9. (a) 1996 was the year when ——. It was really thrilling.
(b) I was too nervous to ——. He encouraged me.
(c) The name of my college is Govt. P.C. College. The teachers of this college are so
sincere that ——.
(d) Mr. Rahman is our English teacher who ——. He is a man of strong personality.
(e) As it was the first day, ——. I was not exception to that.
(f) Unless I went to college that day, ——. It is absolutely true.
(g) Truly speaking, it is one of the most important days of my life. I cannot but ——.
(h) Who does not like ——? Naturally I like it.
(i) It is still fresh in my mind. If I start writing a composition this day, ——.
(j) It was not only enjoyable but also ——. Yet it is my memorable day.

10. (a) Don’t move as long as —. I will come back soon.
(b) The students remained silent lest —. They were afraid of him.
(c) This is the college where —. I miss those teachers also.
(d) No sooner had the dog found the thief than —. It is devoted to its master.
(e) Though Uncle Tom was a slave —. He loved his children very much.
(f) He is Nazrul Islam who —. He is our national poet.
(g) When my father entered the room —. He was very pleased with me.
(h) I bought the book as soon as —. He takes care of me a great deal.
(i) Though we were late, —. He was very sympathetic to us.
(j) As he was a little boy —. He looked at me and said nothing.

11. (a) The more children, The more responsibility. Since you have many children, ——.
(b) He is neither literate ——. Actually, he is a disgusting idiot.
(c) Hard work often bring success. I failed to make a good result because ——.
(d) Computer science is a very important subject. So, Zenith studies hard with a view to ——.
(e) Every mother loves her child. So, it is natural that ——.
(f) Problems are everywhere in our life. So, we did not stop our mission though ——.
(g) Learning English and computer helps us to mange better jobs. So, I learn them well
so that ——.
(h) He likes cold tea. This tea is so hot that ——.
(i) This car is very aristocratic and costly. His father has enough money ——.
(j) My father hated taking bribe. He was too honest ——.

12. (a) The train blew whistle. No sooner had the passengers heard the whistle than —.
(b) Birds can fly because they have wings, I wish —.

(c) If I have break around one O’clock, —. My favourite place is the Chinese restaurant at Dhanmondi.
(d) I cannot permit my kid to go abroad. He is so young that —.
(e) Do you know the person in the picture? It is Humayun Ahmad who —.
(f) The movie was interesting and many people assembled at the hall to enjoy it since we arrived late —.
(g) Last year we went on a trip to the mountains. We took blankets so that —.
(h) Jamil is never happy. Even though, —.
(i) They were always careful. They opened the window because —.
(j) He’s always as busy as a bee. I wonder if —.

13. (a) Rangamati is very busy now. But don’t worry. If I find any good hotel, ——.
(b) I could not understand the chemistry lesson today. I would understand the lecture
better if the teacher ——.
(c) My cousin, Rima is going to Cox’s Bazar on vacation. If I were she, I ——.
(d) Bangladesh is one of the worst victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter
because of ——.
(e) Whenever I go out for a walk, —— I know many people don’t like this.
(f) I shall stay here until ——. I do not want to take any risk.
(g) The shoes were so expensive that ——. I did not have sufficient money with me.
(h) Her voice was too low for the people at the back to ——. The organisers should have
arranged sound system.
(i) London was a new city for us. We hired a bus so that ——.
(j) As I’ve already completed my studies, —— I need money.

14. (a) Sincerity is always praised. We don’t like people who ——.
(b) We do not know his whereabouts. Do you know where he —?
(c) Times have wings. It was long since ——.
(d) Prosperity depends on hard work. One will not prosper unless —.
(e) Had I been proposed to go —.
(f) Man proposes —.
(g) Are you lame? Walk carefully lest —.
(h) Travelling is a part of knowledge. Had I possessed vast wealth, —.
(i) An industrious man always succeeds in life. It is known to all that industry —.
(j) Corruption is spreading very rapidly. It is high time —.

15. (a) Corruption has risen to so an extent that people want to get rid of it. It is high time ——.
(b) You cannot buy a car unless ——. It costs a lot.
(c) He is so short that ——.
(d) Since my final exam was going on, I could not go there. I studied hard lest I ——.
(e) There are many helpless people. I wish ——.
(f) I worked hard although ——.
(g) Yesterday I could not get up from bed on time because ——.
(h) Eve-teasing is one of the serious problems. It is an inhuman and barbarous act. We
should create public awareness so that ——.
(i) Spring is the time when ——. This time they hide themselves and coo from the high
branches of trees.
(j) I could not recognize you at first. It was five years since we ——.

16. (a) It was a very cold day. I put on warm clothes so that ——.
(b) Patience has its reward in the long run. —— if you want to achieve something.
(c) Bangladesh is one of the worst victims of climate change. The climate is getting hotter
because of ——.
(d) I don’t know you are busy with your exam. —— I would not come to disturb you.
(e) It is very cold today. You will be sick unless you ——.
(f) Adopting unfair means in the examination is very bad. It is high time we ——.
(g) He is a quite solvent man. In spite of that he always puts on dresses as if he ——.
(h) You have got GPA 4.94. If —— more seriously, you’d have got GPA 5 in the exam.
(i) You should know that our body needs a balance diet. If you take a balanced diet, it ——.
(j) I was optimistic about winning the game. I —— before I took part in the competition.

17.(a) Bangladesh is ——.

(b) —— here lives by agriculture.
(c) As these people are mostly illiterate, ——.
(d) Consequently, —— is not sufficient for us.
(e) Moreover, the country is very small —— our large population.
(f) So, it is essential for us ——.
(g) —— our government has taken various steps.
(h) But our government should give more importance on vocational education so that ——.
(i) In the present globalized world, we can export —— to different countries.
(j) Side by side, we must make them skilled in English ——.

18. (a) The audience was hearing his story. They left him as soon as ——.
(b) Roni was a brilliant student. But he could not continue his study because of ——.
(c) You sleep a lot. It is high time you got rid of this habit otherwise, ——.
(d) There is a proverb that time and tide wait for none. If time once gone, ——.
(e) Gardening is my favourite past time. Whenever I get time, I go to my garden and take
care of the plants.
(f) It was raining. No sooner had the rain stopped, than ——.
(g) Their might be rain. I will go to Chittagong provided ——.
(h) I am fond of cricket. I wish ——.
(i) She looked at the question paper again. The questions were so tough that ——.
(j) The load is very heavy. He is so weak that ——.

19. (a) You cannot buy a car unless ——. It costs a lot.
(b) You are now sick. Call me in case ——.
(c) He is so short that ——.
(d) Since there are no more questions to discuss ——.
(e) I worked hard although ——.
(f) Hardly had we started to eat when ——.
(g) We were unable to go by train because of ——.
(h) I will give him the message as soon as ——.
(i) When I was a child ——.
(j) There are many helpless people. I wish ——.

20. (a) You cannot buy a car unless —. It costs a lot.
(b) You are now sick. Call me in case ——.
(c) He is so short that ——.
(d) Since there are no more questions to discuss ——.
(e) I worked hard although ——.
(f) Hardly had we started to eat when ——.
(g) We were unable to go by train because of ——.
(h) I will give him the message as soon as ——.
(i) When I was a child ——.
(j) There are many helpless people. I wish ——.

21. (a) Industry keeps us free from want. Mr. Ant worked hard during the summer so that ——.
(b) There goes the proverb, “United we stand, divided we fall”. It is high time we ——.
(c) We do not realize that indiscriminate cutting of trees has bad effects on environment.
If we cut trees at random, ——.
(d) It is unfortunate that you don’t take exercise, —— if you took regular physical
exercise.
(e) Save money lest you ——. From your childhood, you should form the habit of saving
something for the future.
(f) Last week a function was arranged in our school to honour the brilliant students. The
students who passed with GPA-5 were ——.
(g) I was not hungry at all. If I had been hungry, ——.
(h) Time flies very fast. Five years have passed since ——.
(i) I was really surprised at his behaviour. He acted as if ——.
(j) The good teacher discovers the treasure that ——. Thus he makes every student an
asset for the nation.

22. (a) Grammar is very tough for Nilima. She practises grammar a lot so that ——.
(b) Rajan tried his best to get the job but he could not get it. Had he got the job, he ——.
(c) I requested him to join me in playing cricket. —— but only after he had finished the study.
(d) I could not recognise you. It was three years since we ——.
(e) He was writing quite well but suddenly he ——. So, he could not finish his
examination with satisfaction.
(f) The man was very weak but he had to carry a big box. The box was too heavy for ——.
(g) Mina was really in great danger. She came to you with a view to ——.
(h) Load-shedding is common in our country. It is high time ——.
(i) Ruhi was not serious about the examination. If you had been more serious, you ——.
(j) Self help is the best help. Allah helps those who ——.

  1. (a) We should `no’ to corruption because corruption is disgraceful.
    (b) Corruption persons are not only dishonest but also criminals.
    (c) Now, it is high time we removed corruption from the society.
    (d) We should work together if we want to establish a corruption free society.
    (e) But we are so self-centred that we always think of self-interest.
  2. (a) AIDS is a fatal disease which is incurable/is very dangerous.
    (b) It is such a disease that leads the patient to death.
    (c) The first AIDS patient was a man who worked in the Royal Navy.
    (d) The doctors suggest that prevention is the only solution so far.
    (e) There is no further remedy that can cure the patient.
  3. (a) United we stand divided we fall.

(b) Don’t you know this wise saying?
(c) Unless you are united, you will not prosper.
(d) The story of the old man and his sons teaches us that unity is strength.
e) It is high time we learnt the lesson.

  1. (a) As flower is a symbol of love, beauty and purity, it is liked by all.
    (b)There is hardly and person who does not hate a liar.
    (c) We can turn our enemies into friends if we love them.
    (d) It is said that those who do not love flowers are cruel.
    (e) Many people cultivate flowers because they love flowers.
  2. (a) Since Bangladesh is an agricultural country her economy depends largely on

agriculture.
(b) As her economy depends on agriculture, she needs to put emphasis on it.
(c) We have to develop cultivation scientifically so that we can grow more

crops.
(d)Though our farmers work hard, they do not get what they need.
(e) They cannot improve their condition because they are poor and uneducated.

 

  1. (a) We should be sincere because sincerity brings success.
    (b)All great men are sincere and they become successful.
    (c) If any work is not done properly, it will not result in success.
    (d) But sincerity does not mean only to do any work properly; it also means to      

do any work honestly.

e) Everybody must remember that without sincerity none can attain success.

 

  1. (a) If we drink arsenic polluted water, we are sure to fall sick.
    (b) Surface water is safe when it is boiled.
    (c) Pond water is not safe as different types of filthy things are mixed with it.
    (d)The illiterate people pf our country fall a prey to various diseases because 
    they are not  conscious of their health.
  2. (e) Since there is scarcity of pure water, everybody living there fetches  drinking water from the tubewell of the neighboring village.

 

  1. (a) A proverb goes that time and tide wait for none.
    (b) If he makes the best use of his time, he will shine in life.
    (c) But if he does otherwise, he is sure to lag behind in the race of life.
    (d) If he once falls behind, he will not be able to compete with others.
    (e) So he should make the use of his time so that he can be successful.
  2. (a) There goes a proverb that time tide wait for none.
    (b) Though lost wealth can be regained by hard work, lost time can’t be regained.
    c)  Time is so valuable that we should not waste it.
    (d) Those who have become great in life utilised their time properly.
    (e) If we make the best use of time, we’ll shine in life.

 

  1. (a) I purchase books whenever I get the opportunity.
    (b) On the 21st February I went to Ekushey Boi Mela which was organized at Bangla

Academy.

(c) I went to the book fair so that I could buy books.
(d) There I found hundreds of book stalls where so many books ere nicely arranged.
(e) I was delighted that I could come close to renowned novelist Humayun Ahmed .

 

  1. (a) The sky is cloudy and the weather is gloomy.
    (b) I think that it may rain.

(c) If it rains, I shall not go out.
(d)There are some boys who like to play in the rain.
(e) I don’t like to play in the rain because I may become sick.

 

  1. (a) A college is a seat of learning, so it should be calm and peaceful.

(b) It should be a clam and peaceful place where the students would be able to

study attentively.
(c) But nowadays peaceful atmosphere is absent from the college because there

are political violence’s and students clashes.
(d) The students who live in a noisy environment will face noise pollution.
(e) The sooner it can be controlled, the better the life will be.

 

  1. (a) I do not like people who tell lies.

(b) I believe that everybody can shine in  life.
c) I prefer wearing clean, ironed clothes and polished shoes.
d) People who are not punctual cannot shine in life.
e) I think those who are untidy in their lifestyle will lag behind.

 

14.(a) Television serials are getting so popular that the children become addicted to them.
(b) Despite the widespread popularity, television serials have some demerits also.
(c) Those television programmes are affecting not only the attitudes of our youths but also

their dress style.

(d) Television programmes have to be entertaining as well as educative.
(e) By telecasting good programme, television can play a great role in respect of

entertainment.

  1. (a) Since Bangladesh is an over populated country, unemployment problem is acute here.
    (b) Instead of being an asset, population has become a burden.
    (c) Though some steps have been taken, population is still increasing.
    (d) If people had been conscious, population problem would have been controlled.
    (e) It is time we controlled the growth of our population.

 

  1. (a) He was competent enough to get a scholarship.
    (b) Getting a scholarship is so competitive that only the brilliant/best students can get it.
  2. c) Studying abroad is too expensive for an ordinary student to afford.
    (d) Navid is applying for a scholarship in order that he can go abroad to study.
    (e) Studying abroad will not only upgrade his qualifications but also promote his intellectual

development.

 

17.(a) Truthfulness is a great virtue because it makes a great.

(b)One cannot command the respect of others unless he is truthful.

(c)One may succeed once or twice by telling a lie but he can’t continue it for a long time.

(d)You will not be trusted if you are a liar.

(e)So it is a wise decision to speak the truth always.

 

18.(a) This is Bangladesh where we live.

(b)The people of Bangladesh are friendly though they are poor.

(c)When anyone falls in danger, others help him.

(d)We love and help one another as if we were brothers and sisters.

(e)We work unitedly so that Bangladesh can prosper day by day.

 

19.(a)Water is so vital of all natural resources that it is called life.

(b)It is water which we need to live.

(c)Our agriculture which is our main source of economy depends on fainfall.

(d)Though Bangladesh is blessed with rivers our farmers do not get water during dry season.

(e)If the rainfall is timely crops grow well.

 

20.(a)If we invest in education for girls they will be self-reliant.

(b)It is education which is the backbone of a nation.

(c)Education women have higher income potential than those who have had not education.

(d)Those mothers who are educated can take care both male and female children.

(e)It is important to realize that girls can contribute to the society like boys.

 

 

21.(a) The two friends were traveling through a forest which was full of wild animals.

(b)They were frightened when they saw a bear.

(c)One of them knew how to climb a tree but the other did not.

(d)The friend who knew how to climb left his friend.

(e)He climbed up a tree so that he could save his life.

 

 

  1. (a)The term “Health” means soundness of both body and mind.

(b)Without a sound physique you can’t enjoy a sound mind.

(c)An unhealthy rich man can’t enjoy a sound mind.

(d)So, it is called one of the greatest gifts.

(e)A proverb goes that health is wealth.

 

23.(a) There goes a proverb that time and tide wait for none.

(b)Though lost wealth can regained by hard work, lost time can never be got back.

(c)Time is so valuable that we should not waste a single moment.

(d)Those who have become great in life have made the best use of time.

(e)If we make the best use of time we can shine in life.

 

 

24.(a) You cannot find others to love you unless you love them.

(b) It is love that unites all.   (c)Love is divine which ensures peace in the world.

(d)Your friends cannot help loving you if you love them.

(e)If you are not loved, it is good evidence that you don’t love others.

 

 

25.(a)Many dishonest person cut trees so that they can get quick benefit.

(b)But if we cut trees at random, our country will turn into a desert.

(c)Besides, trees bring rainfall which is essential for agriculture.

(d)Trees supply oxygen without which we can’t think of our existence.

(e)Since trees help us in many ways we should plant more trees.

 

 

  1. (a) I have a garden and it is in front of my reading room.

(b)When I get time, I go into my garden.(c)I water the plants so that they can grow well.

(d)I have put a fence around the garden which protects the garden.

(e) When I see the garden full of flowers, I forget the sufferings of daily life.

 

27.(a) Once there was a king who was fond of knowing his future.

(b)It is so happened that a famous astrologer stopped at his capital.

(c)The king called on him and wanted to know his future.

(d)The astrologer told him something which was quite unpleasant.

(e)At this the king grew so furious that he ordered his men to kill him.

 

 

28.(a)Once there was hungry fox and was searching for food.

(b)He removed here and there and came to a vineyard.

(c)He saw fine bunches of ripe grapes and felt tempted.

(d)He felt so tempted that his mouth watered at the sight of them.

(e)The grapes were hanging so high that he could not reach them.

 

 

29.(a)Once there lived a maiden whose name was Cinderella.

(b)Cinderella’s mother was dead and she had to work hard in the kitchen.

(c)She had two elder sisters who were unkind to her.

(d) They made her stay in the kitchen and do all the hard work.

(e)She was so shocked that she always remembered her dead mother.

 

30.(a)It is true that man is the architect of his own fate.

(b)He can achieve what he desires.

(c)It is a wrong idea that man’s life is decided by fate.

(d)It is not fate but sincere efforts make him successful.

(e)There may ups and downs but he should not lose heart.

 

 

31.(a) Once there were two friend who were very intimate.

(b) One day when they were passing through a forest they saw a bear coming to them

(c) One of the friends knew that a bear does not touch a dead body.

(d) One friend climbed up a tree and did not think of the fate of the other friend.

(e) The friend who could not climb up tree pretended to be dead.

 

  1. (a) A farmer who produces foods for others lives in village.

(b) He cultivates others land because he has no land of his own.

(c) He is illiterate and so he can not apply scientific method of cultivation.

(d)If he can cultivate scientifically he can produce more crops.

(e) His face smiles when crops grow in plenty.

 

  1. (a) Traffic jam is a common affair which occurs in the big cities and towns.

(b) Most of this problem occurs in the areas where roads are very narrow.

(c) It kills our valuable time and hampers our work.

(d) It causes great suffering to the ambulances which carry patients.

(e) This problem can be solved if spacious roads are constructed.

 

  1. (a) It was a hot summer day when a crow was very thirsty.

(b) It wanted to drink but there was no wanted to drink.

(c) He flew on and on in search of water, but failed. (d) Then it took a rest as it was tired.

(e) When it woke, it began to search water again.

 

  1. (a) Robert Bruce fought against the British soldiers so that he could free his country.

(b) He fought six battles one after another, but he was defeated each time.

(c) But at last he lost heart and gave up the hope of success.

(d) When he was dethroned he took a shelter in a cave.

(e) One day he found a spider who was trying to reach the ceiling.

 

  1. (a) Once there was a woodcutter who used to cut wood in the jungle.

(b)Though he was poor he was honest.(c) He worked hard, but could not earn enough.

(d) One day while he was cutting wood, all on a sudden the axe fell into the river.

(e) The woodcutter tried his best to find out his axe but failed.

 

37.(a)Once there was a cobbler who was poor. (b)But he had a neighbour who was rich.

(c)One day the neigbour came to the cobbler and wanted to know his condition.

(d)The cobbler told him that he had no problem.

(e)The cobbler also said that he was happy.

 

38.(a)It is known that gold is a precious metal.

(b)It glitters and looks very beautiful.

(c)There are many worthless things that also glitter.

(d)This means that all that glitters is not gold.

(e)So the proverb teaches us that we should not judge a thing on its outward appearance.

 

39.(a)We work hard so that we can prosper in life.

(b) If we are not industrious, we can not be great in life.

(c)A man who leads an idle life, always remains poor.

(d)An idle man can never help people and so he can not change his own fate.

(e)We know the proverb that man is the maker of his own fate.

 

40.(a) Though Bangladesh is a small country, she is burdened with huge population.

(b)But her over population can be turned into asset.

(c)It is high time we did something for the country.

(d) Women who constitute half of the total population can contribute much in this regard.

(e)It is our duty to do something for the country.

 

41.(a) It is true that opportunity does not come always.

(b)So if we miss any opportunity, we have to suffer a lot.

(c)We are not sure that another chance will come.

(d)So it is our duty that we should make the best use of any opportunity.

(e)Those who are prudent do not miss any opportunity.

 

42.(a)Since man is a social being, he can not live alone.

(b) He cannot do whatever he likes.

(c)If he wants to enjoy peace, he is to abide by social rules.

(d)If he does not follow the social rules, there will be chaos and conflict.

(e)If he respects others, they will also respect him.

 

43.(a)We eat so that we can preserve our health.

(b) So we should bear in mind that we do not eat just to satisfy hunger.

(c)If we want good health, we should eat a balanced diet.

(d)People who live in the midst of plenty do not always eat a balanced diet.

(e)The fact is that they have no knowledge about food value.

 

44.(a)Once there was a greedy farmer who had a goose.

(b)He was not happy though the goose would lay a golden egg daily.

(c)He became so greedy that he wanted to have all the eggs at a time.

(d)So he took a knife and cut the belly of the goose.

(e)But it was an irony of fate that he found nothing in the belly of the goose.

 

45.(a)Man is not satisfied with what he has seen and known.

(b)Since he is curious, he wants to know about the historical places.

(c)When he visits a historical place, he knows many things.

(d)So when we get free time, we should visit a historical place.

(e)We should pay a visit to a historical place because it will enrich our domain of knowledge.

 

46.(a)There was an old farmer who had four sons.

(b) Though the sons were grown up, they had no good relation with one another.

(c)They were so disobedient that they always qurrelled among themselves.

(d)The old man tried to make them united but they didn’t pay any heed to him.

(e)As he was getting old, he became very anxious about their future.

 

47.(a) Honest is the best policy that is known to all.

(b)An honest man is loved by all.

(c)He may not be rich but he is respected everywhere.

(d)Only honest way can lead the country to the progress.

(e)Everybody should try to cultivate honesty.

 

48.(a)Mobile phones have brought a revolution in the field of communincation.

(b)Owing to the latest technology, Bangladesh has made a great leap in the world of  communication.

(c)Bangladesh still has a long way to go to make this facility further available to all and very easily.

(d)Mobile phone operators are trying to reduce the call rate.

(e)Mobile phone users have the right to enjoy the lower call rate.

 

  1. (a)When we eat food, we should bear in mind that only right kind of food can preserve our health.

(b)We eat so that we may live.

(c)If we want to enjoy a good health we must take a balanced diet.

(d)Sometimes it so happens that living in plenty we fail to choose the right kind of food.

(e)As a result they suffer from various diseases which may cause death.

 

  1. (a) Poverty is curse which makes our life miserable.

(b)Many people who live below the poverty level cannot fullfil their daily needs.

(c)They blame their own lot for their misfortune.

(d)It is true that idle inactive person suffers in the long run.

(e)But many active and energetic persons idle away their time for nothing.

51.(a)We learn English because  it is an international language.

(b)Our students are afraid of English they don’t learn it in a proper way.

(c)Unless we learn English we will lag behind in the race of globalization.

(d)Without learning English we cannot expect good jobs.

(e)It is time we gave emphasis on learning English.

 

  1. (a)It is hope that helps us to live.

(b) Life would be intolerable if there is no hope.

(c)It cheers our mind and delights our soul.

(d)There is no end of hope, when hope is gone life becomes meaningless.

(e)Life without hope is meaningless. Where there is life.

 

  1. (a) We earn money so that we can live well.

(b)But we should not hanker after money as money cannot bring real happiness.

(c)Some people earn money in any unfair way though they are not in need of it.

(d)Although money is needed for our living we should not commit any crime for earning it.

(e)Unless we are honest in earning money we cannot be happy.

 

54.(a)We take food so that  we can live.

(b) We cannot keep good health unless we eat balanced diet.

(c)Some people become sick though they have a plenty of food.

(d)This is because they eat a lot of fatty foods.

(e)We can make our food balanced if we eat a lot of vegetables.

 

  1. (a)Time which is very valuable should be maintained properly.

(b)The person who idles away if suffers a lot/cannot succeed in life.

(c)The prosperous nation always uses time properly.

(d)But we as a nation do not realize the value of time.

(e)So, to become an idle nation we must be punctual.

 

  1. (a) There is a proverb that time and tide waits for none.

(b)One cannot get his lost money and health back but one cannot get back one’s lost time.

(c)Time once lost is lost forever.

(d)If we leave our work for tomorrow we will lag behind.

(e) Man who wastes time idly suffers in the long run.

  1. (a)Those who are honest are respected by all.

(b) It is honesty that makes a man great.

(c) If one’s desire is honest he may shine in life for the time being.

(d)Their destruction is bound to happen a serious havoc.

(e)If you meditate, you can feel heavenly bliss.

 

58.(a)We are the citizens of a country which new dolna is best with various acute problems.

(b) Independence is the bright right of a man, but in most cases people have to struggle to gain it.

(c)Again, people of an independent country must preserve it, because it holds our head up among all the nations.

(d)If we are not careful there is chance to lose our independence.

(e)We can take instance from our valiant sons who sacrificed their lives for their

motherland.

 

59.(a)It is known to all that industry is the key to success.

(b)Unless a man works hard he will not succeed in life.

(c)The man who touched the highest peak success is praised by all.

(d)Nothing is possible for a man who is sincere.

(e)So, we must be industrious so that we can attain success.

 

60.(a)One can prosper in life if one tries heart and soul

(b)We have to work hard to prosper in life

(c)Those who are idle cannot prosper in life

(d)Idle people are nothing but liabilities to the country

(e)They give nothing to the socity as  well as to the family.

 

61.(a)We learn English because  we need it in almost every sphere of our life.

(b) Our students are afraid of learning English it is a foreign language.

(c) Unless we learn English we will not be able to get handsome jobs.

(d)For higher education English is a must because almost all books essential for this level are written in English.

(e)It is time we learnt English.

 

62.(a)Time which is lost once is lost forever.

(b)There is a proverb that time and tide wait for none.

(c)It is time which never stops its journey.

(d) It does not wait for anyone and marches on.

(e) One must suffer in the long run if one does not make the best use of time.

 

63.(a)It is said that  God helps those help themselves.

(b)In youth the mind is soft and we can shape it as we want.

(c)If we lose the morning hours of lie we are sure to suffer in the long run.

(d)If we sow good seeds in youth we shall reap a good harvest in old age.

(e)If we remain lazy we must suffer the pangs of poverty.

 

64.(a)Sumi reads attentively lest she should fail in the long run.

(b) She could not come out successful, Though he worked hard.

(c)If she were serious from the beginning she would be successful.

(d)After the result she pretended as though she had known everything.

(e)But she started reading with a view to becoming successful.

 

65.(a)A proverb goes that  time and tide waits for none.

(b)If he makes the best use of his time he is sure to prosper in life.

(c)But if he does otherwise he is sure to suffer in the long run.

(d)If once he fails behind he will not be able to keep pace with time.

(e)So he should make the best use of his time so that he can prosper in life.

 

66.(a)Dowry means property or money that is determined by the bridegroom.

(b)Those who are greedy demand it.

(c)If the guardians fail to fulfill the demand of the bridegroom the brides may be tortured.

(d) The helpless parents of the bride are compelled to provide dowry even if have no ability.

(e) As dowry is a social curse it must be removed from the society.

 

  1. (a)We work hard so that we can prosper in life.

(b)Peace and prosperity are not possible if ‘we do not work hard.

(c)A man who—brings misery for him is lazy

(d)There is nobody who does not hate a liar

(e)Since he is unsuccessful in his life he will suffer in the long run.

 

68.(a)Every year many tourists visit Cox’s Bazer with a view to enjoying their holidays.

(b)On the sea beach, they feel like playing like children.

(c)The Bay is so vast and eye catching that tourists come here frequently.

(d)But the beauty and serenity of Cox’s Bazer is being spoilt.

(e)If we cannot preserve the beauty and serenity of Cox’s Bazer we will lose the best tourist attraction of the country.

 

69.(a)Computer is one of the greatest wonders of modern science.

(b)It renders great service to mankind.

(c) A computer is a blessing to human beings.

(d)Though it is a blessing it has some demerits.

(e)We cannot help going a single moment without computers.

 

70.(a) Everyman has a great desire for wealth but  very few can achieve it.

(b) Some people hanker after riches while others desire for fame.

(c) In fact, true happiness lies in contentment, so we should be contented with what we have.

(d)Those who hanker after riches cannot be happy.

(e)It is high time we met him.

 

  1. (a)There goes a proverb that time and tide waits for none.

(b) Though lost wealth can be regained by hard work, lost time can never be regained.

(c)Time is so valuable that we cannot waste it.

(d)Those who have become great in life have made the best use of time.

(e) If we make the best use of time we can prosper in life.

 

72(a) 1971 is the year when  our Liberation war broke out.

(b) Brave sons sacrificed their lives to free the homeland.

(c) In the night of 14 December, the Pakistani Army and the ‘Rajakar  killed the intellectuals mercilessly.

(d) But the enemies could not repress our sprit although we were weaker in arms.

(e)Therefore we salute the freedom fighters and hate them who were against the Liberation War.

 

73.(a) Though a student’s main duty is to study he must take part in extra curricular activities.

(b) He should read newspaper and other books which are the sources of general knowledge.

(c) A student must take care of his health because health is the root  of all happiness.

(d) He must observe the rules of health so that he can keep his body fit.

(e) If there is any natural calamity he should take part in humanitarian work.

 

  1. (a)Bangladesh is our homeland where we live peacefully.

(b)Though it is a small country it has a huge population.

(c) Bangladesh is a country of natural scenery which is beautiful.

(d)Most of the people who live in villages work in the field.

(e)They are poor because they are illiterate.

 

75.(a)Bangladesh has three World Heritage Sites, though  she is a small country.

(b)The Shat Gambuj Mosque is a 15th century Islamic edifice which is one of the three world heritage sits.

(c)Khan Jahan Ali came to Bagerhat so that he could spread the light of Islam.

(d)The mosque was used not only as a prayer hall but also a court.

(e)Since it is one of the greatest tourist attractions. it should be maintained properly.

 

  1. (a) If we lose the morning hours of our life, we shall sufer in the long run.

(b)As a student, you should read properly so that you can shine in life.

(c)Students should read text book again and again with a view to understanding their lessons properly.

(d) Unless lies the head that wears a crown.

(e)When the students stood up the teacher entered the classroom.

 

77.(a) Since Bangladesh is an over populated country unemployment problem is acute.

(b)Instead of being an asset, population has become a burden.

(c)Though some steps have been taken, population is still increasing.

(d)If people had been conscious, population problem would have been controlled.

(e)It is time we controlled the growth of our population.

 

78.(a)A wise man is one who has wisdom

(b)Knowledge is very useful but wisdom cannot  be neglected

(c)We need a special kind of education which helps us to gain wisdom.

(d)Wisdom guides us to make the best use of our knowledge and become successful

(e)Without wisdom we cannot took him to the nearest hospital.

  1. (a)It is true that most of the parents in our country are not interested enough to send their children to school.

(b)Parents think that spending money for the children’s education is unwise especially when  the child is a girl.

(c)They think female children need no education because they cannot help their parents in their old age.

(d)To lesson discrimination in children’s educational statues the government gives subsidy for female children so that parents can send their female children to school.

(e)It is a good sign that nowadays people are seen more serious about their children’s education.

80.(a) We should be sincere because sincerity brings success.

(b) All great men are sincere and they become successful.

(c)If any work is not done properly it will not result in success.

(d)But sincerity does not mean only to do any work properly, it also means to do any work honestly.

(e) Everybody must remember that without sincerity none can attain success.

 

81.(a)The national Memorial which is situated at Savar is a symbol of nation’s respect for the martyrs.

(b)It is built concrete, but made of blood.(c)It is an achievement which is immeasurable.

(d)But it stands for an achievement of martyrs who are immortal.

(e)It stands upright for the millions of martyrs who laid down their lives for the freedom of their motherland.

 

82.(a)One can prosper in life if one tries heart and soul

(b) We have to work hard to prosper in life.

(c)Those who are idle cannot prosper in life.

(d)Idle people are nothing but liabilities to the country.

(e)They give nothing to the society as well as to the family.

 

  1. (a)It is youth that is the prime time of our life.

(b)When there is not only physical strength but also viogur of mind.   

(c)This is the period of time when we have much courage among us.

(d)The youth can struggle a lot so that they can make their mission successful.

(e)A youth can have the confidence in order he can face any situation on the way of his goal.

 

84.(a)Sincerity is indispensable in our life.

(b)It is sincerity which helps to do any work properly.

(c)If we are sincere we can reach our goal.

(d) Those who have become sincere are sincere in their way of life.

(e)A student must be sincere to his studies so that he can do well in the examination.

 

85.(a)Education is the only way which can accelerate all our development work.

(b)It paves the way so that we can ensure development of our country.

(c) If we make all the illiterate masses educated we can make them skilled workers.

(d)We can make them skilled workers in order that they can contribute to the country.

(e)The conscious people should play a vital role to make our country developed.

 

 

86.(a)Books are men’s best companions in life.

(b) You may not get good friends as long as when you need them.

(c)But it is books always ready to be by your side.

(d)They are your real friends as long as  you are  alive.

(e) To satisfy our thirst for knowledge, we have to read more and more books.

 

87.(a)It is cricket that is a very exciting game.

(b) At present it is the most popular game in our country.

(c) Though cricket is a costly game, people of all classes enjoy playing it.

(d)Bangladesh is a test playing country but its standard is not high.

(e) It is better we took effective measure to upgrade the standard.

 

88.(a)It is happiness that is a relative term.

(b) A person with a crown who lives in a palace may not be happy.

(c) Rather a day labourer may have happiness living in a shabby hut.

(d)Again, it is happiness that various from person to person.

(e) A beggar can be happy if he has a coin.

 

 

89.(a)Unemployment is a state when a man has no work to earn money.

(b) It is a social evil which hampers the progress of social life.

(c) If the income of the people increases the development of the country will be accelerated.

(d)It is reasonable income that increases the per capita income.

(e)Unemployment is a social evil which must be eradicated at any cost.

 

90.(a)Truthful is one of the greatest virtues of a man.

(b) The person who is truthful is trusted everywhere.

(c) Unless we are truthful we cannot shine in life.

(d)It is better to avoid telling lies.

(e)A truthful person is so bold in his sprit that nothing  can daunt him.

 

91.(a)It is character which is one of the greatest assets of a man.

(b) Those who are bestowed with good character, earns respect from all.

(c)A person may be of blue blood but he may not have good character.

(d)It is in the childhood when we should build up good character.

(e) It is high time we built up character.

 

 

 

92.(a)Contentment is the key to success in life.

(b)The person, who is content with his honest means, is a happy man.

(c)An honest man does not care anybody.

(d) Though he has to suffer for the time being, he will win in the long run.

(e) It is high time we tried our best to be honest in our way of life.

 

 

 

93.(a)We should make the habit of reading books so that we can acquire knowledge.

(b) The books which are written by famous writers are a great source of knowledge.

(c)Nobody gets perfection in life if he does not try to remove ignorance.

(d) If we read books, we can remove ignorance.

(e)We want to make society civilized and there is no alternative to reading books.

 

 

 

94.(a)Independence is our birthright.

(b)Though we are now independence, we had to achieve it at the cost of a sea of blood.

(c) Our heroic sons sacrificed their lives to liberate our land.

(d)The national Memorial signifies the supreme sacrifice of our valiant fighters.

(e)We should take some positive steps so that we can upgrade the status of our freedom fighters.

 

 

 

95 (a) There is no doubt that computer is a boon to human civilization.

(b) Computer is an electronic device which performs mathematical calculation.

(c)Computer is used in all sectors of life so that it is widely used in the field of space, administration, treatment etc.

(d) If we are sincere enough, we can learn the use of computer.

(e)Despite its multilateral uses computer is not without any bad impact.

 

 

 

 

 

 

96.(a)Illiteracy is a great problem in Bangladesh.

(b)There are many reasons responsible for our illiteracy.

(c)Our people are now trying sincerely so that this problem can be uprooted from the country.

(d) Though our government has taken some bold steps, still the rate of illiteracy is on the increase.

(e) It is high time we reduced the rate of illiteracy beyond imagination.

 

 

 

97.(a) Patriotism is a noble virtue.

(b)Though it an inherent instinct in human nature the Muslims regard it as a part of their faith.

(c)Unless we can sacrifice ourselves for our nation we shall not be termed as patriots.

(d)A true patriot speaks as if we were ready to come forward for the security of the country.

(e)We should be motivated so that all of us strongly feel for the national issues.

 

 

98.(a) Ratan is a boy who is very industrious.

(b) Since he wants to do well in the examination, he never neglects his studies.

(c) Though he comes of a poor family, he wants to continue to his studies.

(d) He knows that he has to earn knowledge to change his condition.

(e) He is confident that he will cut a good figure in the examination.

 

 

 

99.(a) It is punctuality that is one of the qualities of a man.

(b) Those who are punctual can reach the summit of success.

(c) As he is punctual, he never leaves any work for the next day.

(d) Though he has to do a lot of works, he does not show any excuse.

(e) We should be punctual so that we can succeed in life.

 

 

100.(a) Books are men’s best companions in life.

(b) You may not get good friends when you need them.

(c) But it is books that are always ready to be by your side.

(d) They are your real friends as long as you are alive.

(e) To satisfy our thirst of knowledge, we have to read more and more books.

 

 

 

101.(a) It is happiness that is a relative term.

(b) A person with a crown who lives in a palace may not be happy.

(c) Rather a day labourer may have happiness living in a shabby hut.

(d) Again, it is happiness that varies from person to person.

(e) A beggar can be happy if he has a coin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPLETING THE SENTENCES                                                                                                     Contributor: Istiaque Hasan

ALL BOARDS 2012

 

Complete the following sentences.                                                                                                                                1×5=5

DHAKA BOARD 2012

(a) United we stand, divided we fall.

(একতায় উত্থান, বিভাজনে পতন।)

(b) Rupa talks as if she knew everything.

(রুপা এমনভাবে কথা বলে যে সে সব জানে)

(c) Since the body and mind go together, we cannot do anything without them.

(যেহেতু শরীর মন এক সাথে যায়, সেহেতু আমরা তাদের ছাড়া কিছু করতে পারি না।)

(d) Zinia is so tired that he cannot study.

(e) As I had forgotten her, I went away.

(যেহেতু তাকে আমি ভুলে গেলাম সেহেতু আমি বাইরে গেলাম।)

 

COMILLA BOARD 2012

(a) As the poor man was hungry, he could not walk anymore.

(যেহেতু লোকটি ক্ষুধার্ত তাই সে হাটতে পারলো না।)

(b) The weather was so cold that we could not go outside.

(আবহাওয়া এতো ঠাণ্ডা ছিল যে, আমরা বাইরে যেতে পারলাম না।)

(c) Hasib behaves as if,  he knew everything.

(হাসিব এমন আচরণ করে যে সে সব জানে)

(d) It is high time we  changed our bad habit.

(এটাই সঠিক সময় খারাপ অভ্যাস পরিবর্তন করার।)

(e) A patriot is respected because  he works his country.

 

RAJSHAHI BOARD 2012

(a) The weather is so cold that  we cannot go outside.

(আবহাওয়া এতো ঠাণ্ডা যে আমরা বাইরে যেতে পারি না।)

(b) He was strong enough to defend the enemy.

(শত্রু মোকাবেলায় তিনি যথেষ্ট শক্তিশালী ছিলেন।)

(c) He came here with a view to meeting his friend.

(সে এখানে এসেছিল তার বন্ধুর সাথে দেখা করতে।)

(d) Hasib behaves as if,  he knew everything.

(হাসিব এমন আচরণ করে যে সে সব জানে)

(e) You had better go home.

( তোমার এখন বাড়ি যাওয়াই ভালো)

JESSORE BOARD-2012

(a) A college is a seat of learning, so everyone should keep the place free from politics.

(b) It should be a peaceful place where every student can study well.

(c) But now a days peaceful atmosphere is absent from the college because of politics.

(d) The students who take part in politics do not do well in the examination.

(e) The sooner it can be controlled, the  better it will be.

 

SYLHET BOARD 2012

(a) I wish I were a child again.

(b) He works hard so that    he can earn his livelihood.

(c) There is hardly any person who believes a liar.

(d) Man is born free but  everywhere he is in chain.

(e) It is our sacred duty to love our country.

 

 

BARISAL BOARD 2012

(a) He hurried to the station lest, he should miss the train.

(b) People are advised to take oral-saline since it will keep the body fit

(c) Where there is a will, there is a way.

(d) The weather was so unbearable that  we could not go outside.

(e) When the final hour of departure came, we became depressed.

 

CHITTAGONG BOARD-2012

(a) We want that we will see good days.

(b) Man dies but  his works live.

(c) People work with a view to earning money.

(d) I wish I were a child again.

(e) A patriot is a person whom we respect.

 

DINAJPUR BOARD-2012

(a) Since Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country we should take necessary measures to save the country.

(b) Though Bangladesh is a small country, she is burdened with a huge population.

  1. c) Women who comprise half of our population are ignored in the society.

(d) Moreover, our country is beset with lots of problems.

(e) We all should come forward with a view to solving the problems of our country.

COMPLETING THE SENTENCES

ALL BOARDS 2011

DHAKA BOARD-2011

(a) We should say ‘no’ to corruption because it destroys everything.

(b) Corrupt persons are not only dishonest but also greedy.

(c) Now, it is high time we left corrupted people.

(d) We should work together if  we want to keep the country free from corruption.

(e) But we are so self-centred that we do not want to change our habit.

 

COMILLA BOARD-2011

(a) No sooner had he reached the station, than the train left.

(b) She ran fast lest  she should reach the station.

(c) He could not avail himself of the opportunity.

(d) I prevented him from going there.

(e) All should do something to develop the country.

 

RAJSHAHI BOARD-2011

(a) AIDS is a fatal disease which has no cure.

(b) It is such a disease that can be transmitted in different ways.

(c) The first AIDS patient was a man who led a miserable life.

(d) The doctors suggest that  every one be aware of this disease.

(e) There is no further remedy that can cure a patient.

 

CHITTAGONG BOARD-2011

(a) Arif studies attentively so that he can do well in the examination.

(b) Hardly had the leader finished his speech when the people stood up.

(c) I walked fast lest I should miss the class.

(d) A fish market is the place where people go for buying fish.

(e) It is disappointing to note that the price of  necessary things is going up.

 

 

SYLHET BOARD-2011

(a) Walk fast lest you should miss the train.

(b) It is high time we changed our bad habit.

(c) Modern husbands are conscious of their duties.

(d) For good health we need to walk regularly.

(e) If I help him in danger ­I will also get help in my problem.

 

BARISAL BOARD-2011

(a) We work hard so that, we could earn well.

(b) There is nobody who, does not know the value of time.

(c) As he is devoted to studies, he will do a better result in the examination.

(d) He left the place after, I had reached there.

(e) As soon as the police came, the criminals went away.

 

DINAJPUR BOARD-2011

(a) I don’t like people who are idle.

(b) Do you know where he lives?

(c) It was long since  I had last seen him.

(d) You will not prosper unless you work hard.

(e) Had I been proposed to go I would have gone with them.

 

 

COMPLETING THE SENTENCES

ALL BOARDS 2010

 

DHAKA BOARD 20I0

(a) You cannot find others to love you unless you love them.

(b) It is love that has no limitation.

(c) Love is divine which   is expected.

(d) Your friends cannot help loving you if you love them.

(e) If you are not loved, it is a good evidence that  you are not  a good person .

 

COMILLA BOARD 2010

(a) He has a lot of money but no happiness.

(b) My father gave me taka 500 so that I could buy a shirt.

(c) She has been suffering from fever for seven days.

(d) Though it rained yesterday the weather was not cool.

(e) The train had left the station before I reached there.

 

RAJSHAHI BOARD-2010

(a) Walk fast lest you should miss the train.

(b) Our students are so meritorious they will do well in the examination. 

(c) Scarcely had the teacher gone out of the room when the students stood up.

(d) If I knew his mobile number I would call him.

(e) It is time we gave up bad habit.

 

JESSORE BOARD- 2010

(a) A graveyard is a place where the dead are buried.

(b) I am not sure whether he will come or not.

(c) The old man is walking carefully lest he should fall down.

(d) Do you mind if   I talk to you?

(e) Unless you work hard you will fail in life.

 

SYLHET BOARD-2010

(a) It is easy to say but difficult to do.

(b) Five years passed since I  had met you.

(c) A graveyard is a place where the dead are buried.

(d) She insisted that she must do the job.

(e) Unless you work hard, you will fail in life.

 

BARISAL BOARD-2010

(a) He could not attend the meeting because he was ill.

(b) We went to his residence as soon as we received the phone.

(c) He was so ill that  he could not talk.

(d) We immediately decided to shift him to a hospital where  he could get treatment.

(e) No sooner had we reached the hospital, than he died.

 

CHITTAGONG BQARD-2010

(a) They went to college after they had finished their breakfast.

(b) This poem is too difficult for  me to understand.

(c) No sooner had she seen me than he left away.

(d) He speaks as if  he knew everything.

(e) It is high time we   changed our bad habit.

 

DINAJPUR BOARD-2010

(a) As you sow, so you reap.

(b) Although Bangladesh is a populous country, it is full of natural beauty.

(c) He is my teacher who is a learned man.

(d) I wish I were a child again.

(e) He took up a part-time job so that he could earn his livelihood.

 

COMPLETING THE SENTENCES

ALL BOARDS 2009

DHAKA BOARD-2009

 

(a) Since Bangladesh is an agricultural country, timely rainfall is very necessary.

(b) As her economy depends on agriculture, we have to improve our agriculture.

(c) We have to develop cultivation scientifically so that we can increase our production.

(d) Though our farmers work hard, they do not get what they need.

(e) They cannot improve their condition because they are illiterate.

 

COMILLA BOARD-2009

(a) Water is so vital of all natural resources that  we are greatly dependent on it.

(b) It is water which  keeps us alive.

(c) Our agriculture which depends on water, cannot produce anything without it.

(d) Though Bangladesh is blessed with rivers we do not get required water during dry season.

(e) If the rainfall is timely, we will get the good production of crops.

 

RAJSHAHI BOARD-2009

(a) The poor man is too hungry to talk.

(b) I came here with a view to meeting my friend.

(c) The weather was so cold that we could not go outside.

(d) Hasib behaves as if he knew everything.

(e) The higher we fly, the harder we feel.

 

JESSORE ROARD-2009

(a) My father is a teacher who is a learned man.

(b) Unless he gets up early in the morning, he will miss the first bus.

(c) It is high time we  changed our bad habit.

(d) Though it’s raining,  people are moving.

(e) A patriot is respected because he thinks for the country.

 

CHITTAGONG BOARD-2009

(a) Acid rain is harmful because it burns everything.

(b) The wind was so strong that we could not stand there_.

(c) Had he been a little careful the accident would not have happened.

(d) They were frightened when they were crossing the road.

(e) Take your umbrella lest you should fall in the rain.

 

 

SYLHET BOARD-2009

(a) It is true that most of the parents in our country are not interested enough to send their female children to school.

(b) Parents think that spending money for the children’s education is unwise specially when they are female children.

(c) They think female children need no education because they will be married off.

(d) To lessen discrimination in children’s educational status the government gives subsidy for female children so that they could they could be educated.

(e) It is a good sign that now a days women are coming out of their homes.

 

BARISAL BOARD-2009

(a) Yesterday Mita had an accident while she was crossing the road.

(b) No sooner had we heard the news than we rushed to the place.

(c) We took her to a hospital which was near the road.

(d) We took her to a hospital which was a public hospital.

(e) As it was a public hospital, there was huge rush.

(e) But our patient was so serious that  we shifted the patient to a private clinic.

 

DINAJPUR BOARD-2009

(a) There goes a proverb that time and tide wait for none.

(b) Though lost wealth can be regained by hard work, lost time  lost time can never be got back.

(c) Time is so valuable that we should not waste it.

(d) Those who have become great in life have utilised their time.

(e) If we make the best use of time we will shine in life.

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