Use the word About in a Sentence

Use the word About in a Sentence

About

/əˈbaʊt/

About preposition: connected with, on the subject of

  • I’m worried about you.
  • They were talking about Tom.
  • I got the information about the course.
  • He’s worried about his job.

1. About adverb: approximately

  • It’s about 10 km away.
  • Their house is worth about 300,000 dollars.
  • He works about 50 hours a week.

2. About adverb: almost

  • They’re about ready to leave.
  • He’s about ready to go.
  • Take it out when it’s just about done

3. About adverb: direction

  • I heard someone moving about outside.
  • We walked about the room.
  • I spent all day running about the head office.

4. About adverb: in or near a place

  • Is there a store anywhere about?
  • She must be somewhere about.

About adjective: INTENDING (be about to do sth)

  • She was about to leave when I arrived.
  • They were just about to vote.
  • She’s about to have lunch.
  • We’re about to play tennis.

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