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 in various places. Shows that something is scattered around an area. Shows where something is located. Can be used with many things and places.
Examples of how the word is used
|Their presence is due to the bird feeders we scatter about the yard.|
|We find only three youths sitting about.|