Translation of "about" - English-Spanish dictionary

about

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)

por
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)