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 Translation for 'about' from English to Spanish
SYNO about | almost | approximately | ...
sobre {prep}about
8
de {prep}about
2
acerca de {prep}about
aproximadamente {adv}about
en torno a {prep}about [around]
alrededor de {adv}about [surrounding]
2 Words: Others
al respecto {adv}about that [in that regard]
a punto de {adv}about to [poised to, on the point of]
como veinteabout twenty
preocupado poranxious about
soñado {adj}dreamed-about
2 Words: Verbs
discutir (algo)to argue (about sth.)
debatir sobre algoto argue about sth.
tratarse de algo/algnto be about sb./sth.
tener lugarto come about
quejarse (de algo)to complain (about sth.)
bailotear [pey.] [bailar mal]to dance about [without skill] [pej.]
especular acerca de algoto speculate about sth.
comentar algo a algnto tell sb. about sth.
preguntarse sobre algoto wonder about sth.
estar preocupado por algo/algnto worry about sb./sth.
3 Words: Others
una cuarentena de veces {adv}about forty times
unos diez días {adv}about ten days
al revés {adj} {adv}arse about face [Br.] [vulg.]
Se trata de ...It is about ... [It concerns ...]
3 Words: Verbs
algo chifla a algn [col.]sb. is nuts about sth. [coll.]
tener ilusión por algoto be enthusiastic about sth.
estar loquito por algn [col.] [locución]to be nuts about sb. [coll.] [idiom]
alegrarse de algoto be pleased about sth.
presumir de algo a algnto boast about sth. to sb.
mangonear a algn [col.]to boss sb. around / about [coll.] [idiom]
no estar de acuerdo con algn sobre algoto disagree with sb. about sth.
enterarse de algoto find out about sth.
protestar contra algoto protest about / against sth. [complain]
4 Words: Others
Me importa ...I am concerned about ...
Va siendo hora de que ... [+subj.]It's about time (that) ...
loc.
mucho ruido y pocas nueces
much ado about nothing
4 Words: Verbs
disponerse a hacer algoto be about to do sth.
sorprenderse de algoto be surprised at / about sth.
dar una charla sobre algoto give a talk about sth. [lecture, presentation]
unverified entender deto know (a lot) about
5+ Words: Others
a unos diez minutos a pie {adv}about a ten minute walk
como las tetas del toro {adj} [col.] [fig.] about as much good as a chocolate teapot [coll.] [fig.]
Siempre saca a relucir sus éxitos. He's always going on about how successful he is. [coll.]
Me chifla esa chica. [col.]I'm crazy about that girl. [coll.]
Veo el futuro con esperanza.I'm hopeful about the future.
(Ellos/Ellas) nunca están de acuerdo en política.They never agree about politics.
con poco de lo que hablar y mucho en lo que pensar {adv}with little to talk about and much to think about
5+ Words: Verbs
no ser nada del otro jueves [col.] [locución]to be nothing to write home about [coll.] [idiom]
no tener ni repajolera idea de algo [locución]to not have the faintest idea about sth. [idiom]
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Translation for 'about' from English to Spanish

about
sobre {prep}

de {prep}

acerca de {prep}

aproximadamente {adv}
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about [around]
en torno a {prep}
about [surrounding]
alrededor de {adv}

about that [in that regard]
al respecto {adv}
about to [poised to, on the point of]
a punto de {adv}
about twenty
como veinte
anxious about
preocupado por
dreamed-about
soñado {adj}

to argue (about sth.)
discutir (algo)
to argue about sth.
debatir sobre algo
to be about sb./sth.
tratarse de algo/algn
to come about
tener lugar
to complain (about sth.)
quejarse (de algo)
to dance about [without skill] [pej.]
bailotear [pey.] [bailar mal]
to speculate about sth.
especular acerca de algo
to tell sb. about sth.
comentar algo a algn
to wonder about sth.
preguntarse sobre algo
to worry about sb./sth.
estar preocupado por algo/algn

about forty times
una cuarentena de veces {adv}
about ten days
unos diez días {adv}
arse about face [Br.] [vulg.]
al revés {adj} {adv}
It is about ... [It concerns ...]
Se trata de ...

sb. is nuts about sth. [coll.]
algo chifla a algn [col.]
to be enthusiastic about sth.
tener ilusión por algo
to be nuts about sb. [coll.] [idiom]
estar loquito por algn [col.] [locución]
to be pleased about sth.
alegrarse de algo
to boast about sth. to sb.
presumir de algo a algn
to boss sb. around / about [coll.] [idiom]
mangonear a algn [col.]
to disagree with sb. about sth.
no estar de acuerdo con algn sobre algo
to find out about sth.
enterarse de algo
to protest about / against sth. [complain]
protestar contra algo

I am concerned about ...
Me importa ...
It's about time (that) ...
Va siendo hora de que ... [+subj.]
much ado about nothing
mucho ruido y pocas nuecesloc.

to be about to do sth.
disponerse a hacer algo
to be surprised at / about sth.
sorprenderse de algo
to give a talk about sth. [lecture, presentation]
dar una charla sobre algo
to know (a lot) about
unverified entender de

about a ten minute walk
a unos diez minutos a pie {adv}
about as much good as a chocolate teapot [coll.] [fig.]
como las tetas del toro {adj} [col.] [fig.]
He's always going on about how successful he is. [coll.]
Siempre saca a relucir sus éxitos.
I'm crazy about that girl. [coll.]
Me chifla esa chica. [col.]
I'm hopeful about the future.
Veo el futuro con esperanza.
They never agree about politics.
(Ellos/Ellas) nunca están de acuerdo en política.
with little to talk about and much to think about
con poco de lo que hablar y mucho en lo que pensar {adv}

to be nothing to write home about [coll.] [idiom]
no ser nada del otro jueves [col.] [locución]
to not have the faintest idea about sth. [idiom]
no tener ni repajolera idea de algo [locución]
Usage Examples English
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