Leading Purveyor of Bahasa Malaysia and English Writing for KSSR * PT3 * SPM

Preposition – About

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How do you use “ABOUT” effectively?

  1. I am not sure about the news.
  2. Teacher Bryan is very anxious about the results of two of his students.
  3. We have just started making enquiries about him.
  4. 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: –

Examples:

  1. He gave a lecture about Bryan Low.
  2. She gave a lecture on the position of English adverbs in spoken language.

Regards,

Bryan Low

(The Trainer and Founder of Mastertuition)

 

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