Translation of "about" - English-Turkish dictionary


adverb uk /əˈbaʊt/ us

A1 used before a number or amount to mean approximately

yaklaşık olarak
It happened about two months ago.
DIRECTION also US around

B2 to or in different parts of a place, often without purpose or order

bir yerde ya da orada rastgele bulunma, oralarda olma
She's always leaving her clothes lying about.
NEAR informal also US around

If someone or something is about, they are near to the place where you are now.

oracıkta, hemen yanıbaşında, neredeyse
Is Kate about?
be about to do sth

B2 to be going to do something very soon

bir şeyi yapmak üzere olmak
I stopped her just as she was about to leave.

(Translation of “about adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)