Translation of "about" - English-Korean dictionary


preposition uk /əˈbaʊt/ us /əˈbɑʊt/

A1 relating to a particular subject

(특정한 주제)-에 관하여
What was she talking about?

UK to or in different parts of a place

We wandered about the town.
what/how about…?

A2 used to suggest something

(제안할때)-는 어때?
What about some lunch?
what/how about…?

B1 used to ask for someone’s opinion on a particular subject

(상대방의 의견을 물을때)-는 어떻게 생각해?
What about this restaurant? Is it good?
adverb uk /əˈbaʊt/ us /əˈbɑʊt/

A1 close to a particular number or time, although not exactly that number or time

It happened about two months ago.

UK to or in different parts of a place

She just leaves her clothes lying about.
be about to do something

B1 to be going to do something very soon

막 -를 하려고 하다
I’m about to leave.

(Translation of “about” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)