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 History of this Word

"about" is from "abutan" (round) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is preposition

"about" is a type of small common word

"about" is a part of the expression: bring about, cast about, come about, go about, how about, just about, knock about, mill about, see about, set about, stick about, up and about

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Meaning 7

Definition

Indicates "concerning", "connected with" or "relating to". The subject is usually the next word. Can be used with many things.

Examples of how the word is used

about illustration Writers LOVE to talk about their work.
about illustration I am not sure how I feel about this.