Translation of "about" - English-Spanish dictionary


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)

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.

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