How do you use “ABOUT” effectively?
- I am not sure about the news.
- Teacher Bryan is very anxious about the results of two of his students.
- We have just started making enquiries about him.
- I have already told you what I feel about the appointment.
**A less frequent use is as a synonym of round or around: –
Example: The dog was running about the garden all day.
**About can be contrasted with on, which focuses on more specific and detailed content: –
- He gave a lecture about Bryan Low.
- She gave a lecture on the position of English adverbs in spoken language.
(The Trainer and Founder of Mastertuition)