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Verb + Preposition Combinations


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Verbs + About

The following verbs are commonly used with 'about'. Each verb + about combination includes an example sentence to provide context.

be about something - That book is about his experiences in Africa.
argue about (doing) something - The boys argued about which bus to take.
be concerned about (doing) something - I'm concerned about your grades.
be worried about (doing) something - She is worried about her exams.
boast about (doing) something - Thomas boasted about his golfing ability.
decide about (doing) something - Anna decided about her goals.
dream about (doing) something - Mark dreams about becoming a ballet dancer.
protest about (doing) something - The students protested about the invasion.

Check your knowledge of these verb + preposition combinations with these quizzes:

Verb + Preposition 1
Verb + Preposition 2

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