Translation of "about" - English-German dictionary

about

preposition, adverb

in different directions; here and there

herum
The children were running about (the garden).

in or on some part (of a place etc)

irgendwo in…
You’ll find him somewhere about (the office).

around or surrounding

um
She wore a coat about her shoulders
He lay with his clothes scattered about.

(Translation of “about” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)