about in Japanese

Pronunciation
(副) 辺りに; おおよそ; 近くに
(前) …について; …の隣に; …の近くに; つながって
Expressions
adverb: in the area or vicinity Example:A few spectators standing about.
adverb: all around or on all sides Example:Dirty clothes lying around (or about).
adverb: in or to a reversed position or direction Example:About face.
adverb: to or among many different places or in no particular direction Example:Wandering about with no place to go.
adverb: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used info
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Synonyms for about
1. around: nearby, circa, close to, near, nigh, not far from
2. concerning: connected with, respecting, in regard to, of
3. almost: not quite, approximately, nearby, close to, near
4. around: circling, encircling, surrounding
5. everywhere: anyhow, anywise, on every side
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about face 一変, 転向; もともとはアメリカにおいて体の向きを変えよという軍の命令
about face! 一変, 転向; もともとはアメリカにおいて体の向きを変えよという軍の命令
about noon (副) 昼頃
about ship 船をもってこい, 船を回せ(命令)
about sledge (名) 鍛冶屋が使う大きなハンマー
about the middle (副) 中頃
about this and that 特定のことについてでなく
about to explode 今にも爆発するところである
about turn 旋回(軍隊)
about turn! 旋回(軍隊)
about-face 回れ右(軍隊); 位置や方向の転換