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preposition
 
 
/əˈbaʊt/
SUBJECT A1 relating to a particular subject or person
о, об
a book about the Spanish Civil War What was she talking about?Regarding and concerningLinking and relating
DIRECTION UK ( US around) B2 to or in different parts of a place, often without purpose or order
по
We heard someone moving about outside.General words for movement
what/how about ...? used to make a suggestion
как насчет ...?
How about France for a holiday?Suggestions and proposals
B1 used to ask for someone's opinion on a particular subject
а как насчет ...?
What about Ann - is she nice?Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of about preposition from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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