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about

preposition
 
/əˈbaʊt/
A1 relating to a particular subject
sobre, de
What was she talking about?
UK to or in different parts of a place
por, acerca de
We wandered about the town.
what/how about…? A2 used to suggest something
que tal…?
What about some lunch?
what/how about…? B1 used to ask for someone’s opinion on a particular subject
o que você acha de…?, e…?
What about this restaurant? Is it good?
(Definition of about preposition from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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