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Italian translation of about

about

preposition   /əˈbaʊt/
A1 relating to a particular subject
di, su, su di
What was she talking about?
UK to or in different parts of a place
in giro per, intorno a
We wandered about the town.
what/how about…? A2 used to suggest something
che ne dici/dite di…?
What about some lunch?
what/how about…? B1 used to ask for someone’s opinion on a particular subject
che ne pensi/pensate di… ?
What about this restaurant? Is it good?
(Definition of about preposition from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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