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about

preposition, adverb
(British) in different directions; here and there
por todas partes
The children were running about (the garden) She was rushing about the house trying to find her car keys.
in or on some part (of a place etc)
por
You’ll find him somewhere about (the office).
around or surrounding
alrededor (de)
She wore a coat about her shoulders He lay with his clothes scattered about.
(Definition of about from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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