about preposition translate to Russian: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "about" - English-Russian dictionary

about

preposition
 
 
/əˈbaʊt/
SUBJECT A1 relating to a particular subject or person
о, об
a book about the Spanish Civil War What was she talking about?Regarding and concerningLinking and relating
DIRECTION UK ( US around) B2 to or in different parts of a place, often without purpose or order
по
We heard someone moving about outside.General words for movement
what/how about ...? used to make a suggestion
как насчет ...?
How about France for a holiday?Suggestions and proposals
B1 used to ask for someone's opinion on a particular subject
а как насчет ...?
What about Ann - is she nice?Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of about preposition from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More