Translation of "about" - English-Russian dictionary


preposition uk /əˈbaʊt/ us

A1 relating to a particular subject or person

о, об
a book about the Spanish Civil War
What was she talking about?
DIRECTION also US around

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

We heard someone moving about outside.
what/how about ...?

used to make a suggestion

как насчет ...?
How about France for a holiday?

B1 used to ask for someone's opinion on a particular subject

а как насчет ...?
What about Ann - is she nice?

(Translation of “about preposition” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)