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about

preposition /əˈbaut/
on the subject of
sur; de
We talked about our plans What’s the book about?
be about to to be going to (perform an action)
être sur le point de
I am about to leave the office.
(Definition of about from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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