Saturday, October 31, 2020

About the Word ‘About’

The word ‘about’ is often used as a preposition to link words in a sentence, but can also be an adverb or adjective. There are thus several different ways of using ‘about’, each subtly different. In this post, we run through a few common uses.



Use “about” in a sentence

  • How do you feel about it?
  • I work about 40 hours a week.
  • Do you want to tell me about it?
  • I didn't ask about his family tree.
  • I love thinking about the future.
  • "What shall we write about?" they asked.
  • In fact, everything about him was masculine.
  •  Don’t worry too much about unimportant things.
  •  We’re very excited about the trip.
  •  Nobody tells me about it.
  •  I wonder why she didn’t tell me about it.
  •  Don’t talk about work. We’re on vacation.
  • What do you really think about it?
  •  I don’t care about your past.
  •  What do you think about that issue?
  •  He genuinely cares about me.

Read Also: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Read Also : English Grammar Quizzes

  •  What is he angry about?
  •  Do you have any information about the project?
  •  She is worried about her weight.
  •  Don’t worry about it.
  •  Our house is worth about 150,000 dollars.
  •  He seems anxious about the meeting.
  • We know not much about them.
  • Don't worry about it.
  • Go and get my kitten, please, Jellia, and we'll hear what she has to say about it.
  • In a few minutes they had forgotten about the birds.
  • They saw the mother robin flying about, and crying to her mate.
  • It will be about the end of our adventures, I guess.
  • In fact, she had made a different decision about it so many times that his head must be spinning.
  • They are too young to fly, and the mother bird is making a great fuss about it.


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