Translation: from english

about sth

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  • feel strongly about sth — ► to have a strong opinion about something: »The logo is not something we feel strongly about. Main Entry: ↑feel …   Financial and business terms

  • set about sth — UK US set about sth Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► to start to do or deal with something: »He took some bookkeeping courses and set about finding a job …   Financial and business terms

  • press sb about sth — UK US press sb about/on sth Phrasal Verb with press({{}}/pres/ verb [I or T] ► to try hard to persuade someone to tell you something: »Although he was pressed on the matter by journalists, the minister refused to disclose any further details …   Financial and business terms

  • about — a|bout1 W1S1 [əˈbaut] prep 1.) concerning or relating to a particular subject ▪ a book about politics ▪ She said something about leaving town. ▪ He lied about his age. ▪ About that car of yours. How much are you selling it for? ▪ What s he on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • about time — None too soon • • • Main Entry: ↑time * * * used to convey that something now happening or about to happen should have happened earlier it s about time I came clean and admitted it * * * (and) about ˈtime (ˈtoo) | (and) not before ˈtime idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • about your person — about/on your ˈperson idiom if you have or carry sth about/on your person, you carry it about with you, for example in your pocket • Relatives of the dead man were traced through an address found on his person. Main entry: ↑personidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sth does not compute — ► used to say that something does not having any meaning, or does not seem possible or correct: »It can t be done, it doesn t compute. »The situation was bothering me because something about it just didn t compute. Main Entry: ↑compute …   Financial and business terms

  • about — 1 preposition 1 on or dealing with a particular subject: a book about politics | She said something about leaving town. | all about (=all the details of a particular subject): Naturally, my mother wanted to know all about it. 2 in many different… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • about*/*/*/ — [əˈbaʊt] grammar word summary: About can be: ■ a preposition: He told me about your problem. ■ an adverb: Stop rushing about. ■ followed by an infinitive with ‘to : I was just about to explain. 1) used for stating who or what is being considered… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • about time too — (and) about ˈtime (ˈtoo) | (and) not before ˈtime idiom used to say that sth should have happened before now Main entry: ↑timeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) in two minds about about doing something — be in two ˈminds about sth/about doing sth idiom (BrE) (NAmE be of two ˈminds about sth/about doing sth) to be unable to decide what you think about sb/sth, or whether to do sth or not • I was in two minds about the book (= I d …   Useful english dictionary


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