How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"about" is from "abutan" (round) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
Indicates almost, nearly or just before. Shows something is not compete. Often used before "to". Can be used to modify many things.
Examples of how the word is used
|I feel like I'm about to start a big adventure...|
|I was about to laugh.|