介词 关于; 大约; 在…周围
副词 大约; 在附近; 在四周; 几乎
形容词 在附近的; 四处走动的; 在起作用的; 在流行中的
1.It"s about ten o"clock.
2.It happened about 5 o"clock in the morning.
1.The company has done well in Shanghai and is very confident about business in Beijing, as company leaders say Zara has earned potent brand recognition in the market.
2.Junior Achievement is an international movement to educate young people about business and economics.
3.We are in the business of growing the pie through efficiency improvement and that is what economic growth is all about.
4.Although Bai no longer had to worry about his school expenses, he never stopped seeking business opportunities.
5.As the Chinese market accounts for about 10 percent of Toyota"s global sales, the rapid loss of business is a significant blow to the firm.
6.As the Chinese market accounts for about 10 per cent of Toyota"s global sales, the rapid loss of business is a significant blow to the firm.
7.Insiders suggest Joyo"s senior company officials are quite optimistic about their business prospects, and they are reportedly satisfied with the firm"s excellent performance last year.
8.China COSCO"s executives remain sanguine about business prospects for this year, although analysts said sinking freight rates and higher costs would squeeze the firm.
9.It is reported the aquarium made of acrylic glass costs about five million yuan and covers an area of more than 160 square meters.
You use about to introduce who or what something relates to or concerns.
e.g.She came in for a coffee, and told me about her friend Shona...
e.g.She knew a lot about food...
When you mention the things that an activity or institution is about, you are saying what it involves or what its aims are.
e.g.Leadership is about the ability to implement change.
You use about after some adjectives to indicate the person or thing that a feeling or state of mind relates to.
e.g."I"m sorry about Patrick," she said...
e.g.I feel so guilty and angry about the whole issue.
If you do something about a problem, you take action in order to solve it.
e.g.Rachel was going to do something about Jacob...
e.g.He said he"d ask Nina for a divorce, but he never did anything about it.
When you say that there is a particular quality about someone or something, you mean that they have this quality.
e.g.There was a warmth and passion about him I never knew existed...
e.g.I think there"s something a little peculiar about the results of your test.