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About (IPA: /əˈbaʊt/)


About (prep.)

Around; all round; on every side of.

About (prep.)

In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (one's person).

About (prep.)

Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout.

About (prep.)

Near; not far from; -- determining approximately time, size, quantity.

About (prep.)

In concern with; engaged in; intent on.

About (prep.)

On the point or verge of; going; in act of.

About (prep.)

Concerning; with regard to; on account of; touching.

About (adv.)

On all sides; around.

About (adv.)

In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across.

About (adv.)

Here and there; around; in one place and another.

About (adv.)

Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as high; -- also of quantity, number, time.

About (adv.)

To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn one's self about.

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Sorry about that! As I was saying"" - TotalBiscuit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "'Don't fear me. Forget mystery and accept love. There's no mystery about love. It comes from life. Can't you feel that ?'"" - Dune

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "How are you on the high wire ?" Wire walking? It's simple. Any child of ten can do it"”with about fourteen years practice." - Michael Kurland

Example Sentence (Quote)

""I suppose there's not some kind of magic you don't know about ?" If there is, we don't know about it ." (p. 93)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "It's certain death anyway ," said Ridcully. That's the thing about Death, certainty ." (p. 319)" - Discworld


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