Italian translation of 'about'
- (place, here and there)
qua e là,
in giroto be about again (after illness)
essere di nuovo in piediwe were about early
eravamo in piedi prestois Paul about? (British)
hai visto Paul in giro?to look about
guardarsi intornothey left all their things lying about
hanno lasciato tutta la loro roba in giroto run about (British)
correre qua e làthere's a lot of measles about
c'è molto morbillo in giroto walk about
camminareit's the other way about (British, figurative)
è il contrario,
pressappocoshe's about the same age as you
ha pressappoco la tua etàit's just about finished
è quasi finitoit takes about 10 hours
ci vogliono circa 10 ore(at) about 2 o'clock
verso le dueit is about 2 o'clock
sono circa le dueabout 50 people
una cinquantina di personethat's about right
è più o meno giusto
to be about to do sth
stare per fare qche was about to cry
stava per piangereI'm not about to do all that for nothing
non ho intenzione di fare tutto questo per nientethey were about to fire when ...
erano sul punto di sparare quando...,
erano lì lì per sparare quando...
intorno asomewhere about here
qui intorno da qualche partehe looked about him
si è guardato intornoto do jobs about the house
fare lavori in casaher clothes were scattered about the room
i suoi vestiti erano tutti sparsi or in giro per la stanzato wander about the town
andare in giro per la città
- (relating to)
a proposito di,
riguardo aI'm phoning you about tomorrow's meeting
ti chiamo a proposito della riunione di domanido something about it!
fai qualcosa!how about coming with us?
che ne dici or diresti di venire con noi?how about a drink?
e se bevessimo qualcosa?how about going to the cinema?
e se andassimo al cinema?there's something about a soldier which ...
c'è qualcosa nei soldati che...there's something interesting about her
ha qualcosa di interessantewe talked about it
ne abbiamo parlatoa book about travel
un libro sui viaggiwhat is it about?
di che si tratta?what about me?
e io?what about it? (what do you say)
che te ne pare?,
cosa ne pensi?(what of it)
- (occupied with)
while you're about it ...
già che ci sei...
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Example Sentences Including 'about'
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Yet we barely know anything about these angry men.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
There was a large mushroom growing near her, about the same height as herself.Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
It was a most interesting group of passengers who milled about inside and around the tiny terminal.Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)
But this could be about to turn on its head.The Sun (2016)
Celebrities often moan about being recognised in public.The Sun (2009)
My advice is to think about why you keep cheating like this.The Sun (2016)
No one wants to know about that.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Or perhaps worried about keeping precious digital files on a single smartphone or computer?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Talk about looking after your own.The Sun (2014)
Think about how the place made you feel.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We need to keep our wits about us.The Sun (2011)
We often hear about the work ethic of sportspeople.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
What do you like most about your body?The Sun (2011)
Have a think about that nearer the time and let us know.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is hard as a rugby player to talk about stuff like that.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Ran lineout effectively and put himself about.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What was the worst thing about being a footballer in your era?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Not that it's just about numbers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
What was it that she liked so much about his plays?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But he said that they had found something to laugh about.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I felt like this about her after two months.The Sun (2015)
It had begun about a week after he promised me it was only me he wanted.The Sun (2016)
It is about whether a nation chooses to remember or to forget.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The great thing about her style is that she mixes the high street with designer wear.The Sun (2012)
The positive side is that you now feel you are a different person and you can do something about your life.The Sun (2016)
They are just about holding on.The Sun (2016)
This raises questions about whether the industry will pass on savings from planned action against whiplash claims.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Wanting to know more about your birth dad is natural.The Sun (2015)
What is this thing about being nostalgic?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
While you watch, talk to your partner about what is turning you on and why.The Sun (2016)
But she was disqualified when doctors discovered something odd about her physiology.Christianity Today (2000)
Now think about whether you have let that person know what it is you do want.Life Without Work (1994)
You might like to think about turning this around.Life Without Work (1994)
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'about' in Other Languages
British English: about /əˈbaʊt/ ADVERB
near to About means near to something.
His grandfather is about 80 years old.
- American English: about
- Arabic: حَوَالي
- Brazilian Portuguese: aproximadamente
- Chinese: 关于
- Croatian: oko
- Czech: kolem
- Danish: omkring
- Dutch: ongeveer
- European Spanish: más o menos
- Finnish: suunnilleen
- French: autour de
- German: ungefähr
- Greek: περίπου
- Italian: circa
- Japanese: およそ
- Korean: 대략
- Norwegian: omkring
- Polish: mniej więcej
- European Portuguese: aproximadamente
- Romanian: aproape
- Russian: около
- Spanish: más o menos
- Swedish: omkring
- Thai: ใกล้
- Turkish: yaklaşık
- Ukrainian: приблизно
- Vietnamese: khoảng
British English: about /əˈbaʊt/ PREPOSITION
to do with About means to do with.
This book is about history.
- American English: about
- Arabic: عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobre
- Chinese: 关于
- Croatian: o
- Czech: o
- Danish: om
- Dutch: over
- European Spanish: acerca de
- Finnish: NO TRANSLATION
- French: à propos de
- German: über
- Greek: περί
- Italian: su
- Japanese: ･･･について
- Korean: ...에 관하여
- Norwegian: om
- Polish: o
- European Portuguese: sobre
- Romanian: despre
- Russian: о
- Spanish: acerca de
- Swedish: om
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับ
- Turkish: hakkında
- Ukrainian: про
- Vietnamese: về liên quan đến
Translation of about from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary