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about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • concerning
  • over or upon different parts of
über ˈyːbɐ
about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • concerned with, engaged in
von fɔn
über ˈyːbɐ
about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity
ungefähr
etwa
about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • on the point or verge of
bereit zu
about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • on every side of
um... (herum)
about /əˈbaʊt/, /əˈbɛʊt/, /əˈbʌʊt/
  • nearly, approximately
ungefähr ˈʊnɡəfɛːɐ̯, ʊnɡəˈfɛːɐ̯
etwa ˈɛtva
about to
  • indicating imminence
gleich ɡlaɪ̯ç
wollen
what about
  • used to ask someone to consider something or someone that they have apparently not considered
und
was ist mit
what about
  • used to make a suggestion
wie wär's mit
bring about
  • To cause to take place
bedingen bəˈdɪŋən
bewirken bəˈvɪʁkn̩
bring about
  • To accomplish
bewerkstelligen bəˈvɛʁkʃtɛliɡən
zustande bringen
come about
  • to come about
geschehen ɡəˈʃeːən
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • reversal of direction or attitude
die Kehrtwende (Pl.: die Kehrtwenden) {f} ˈkeːɐ̯tˌvɛndə
put about quälen ˈkvɛːlən
talk about auslassen ˈaʊ̯sˌlasn̩
loaf about sich auf die faule Haut legen
about ship /əˈbaʊt ʃɪp/ klar zum Wenden ˌklaːɐ̯ t͡sʊm ˈvɛndn̩
beat about kreuzen ˈkʁɔɪ̯t͡sn̩
about what worüber ˈvoːˌʁyːbɐ, voːˈʁyːbɐ
fiddle about kleckern ˈklɛkɐn
splash about aasen ˈaːzn̩
put it about rumhuren ˈʁʊmˌhuːʁən
potter about muddeln ˈmʊdl̩n, ɡəˈmʊdl̩t, ˈmʊdl̩tə
forget about ad acta at ˈakta
messing about die Blödelei (Pl.: die Blödeleien) {f} bløːdəˈlaɪ̯
flounder about planschen ˈplanʃn̩
complain about beanstanden bəˈʔanʃtandən
what ... about wovon voˈfɔn, ˈvoːfɔn
ride round about umreiten ʊmˈʁaɪ̯tn̩
beat about the bush um den heißen Brei herumreden ʊm deːn ˈhaɪ̯sn̩ ˈbʁaɪ̯ hɛˈʁʊmˌʁeːdn̩
to go about something etwas in Angriff nehmen
ready about klar zum Wenden ˌklaːɐ̯ t͡sʊm ˈvɛndn̩
stand about verstehen fɛɐ̯ˈʃteːən
round about rund ʁʊnt
speak about meinen ˈmaɪ̯nən
worry about kümmern ˈkʏmɐn
about-face /əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs/
  • to turn 180 degrees
Kehrtwende machen
think about /θɪŋk ə.ˈbaʊt/
  • ponder
denken an
much ado about nothing /mʌtʃ əˈduː əˈbaʊt ˈnʌθɪŋ/
  • a lot of fuss
viel Lärm um nichts
be all about
  • be interested in
abfahren auf
be all about
  • deal with
gehen um
sich drehen um
that's what I'm talking about
  • enthusiastic support
So sieht's aus
about it davon ˈdaːfɔn, daˈfɔn
that's nothing to write home about damit ist kein Blumentopf zu gewinnen ˈdaːmɪt ɪst kaɪ̯n ˈbluːmənˌtɔp͡f t͡su ɡəˌvɪnən
controversy about the Lord's Supper der Abendmahlsstreit (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {m} ˈaːbn̩tmaːlsˌʃtʁaɪ̯t
talk about everything under the sun über Gott und die Welt reden ˈyːbɐ ɡɔt ʊnt diː vɛlt ˈʁeːdn̩
do not give a flying fuck about something sich einen feuchten Kehricht um etwas kümmern zɪç aɪ̯nən ˈfɔɪ̯çtn̩ ˈkeːʁɪçt ʊm … ˈkʏmɐn
children are never shy about telling the truth Kindermund tut Wahrheit kund ˈkɪndɐmʊnt tuːt ˈvaːɐ̯haɪ̯t ˈkʊnt
be in two minds about something/about doing something hin- und hergerissen ˈhɪn ʊnt ˈheːɐ̯ɡəˌʁɪsn̩
throw one's weight about den starken Mann markieren
efforts to bring about peace die Friedensbemühung (Pl.: die Friedensbemühungen) {f} ˈfʁiːdn̩sbəˌmyːʊŋ
about turn /əˈbaʊt tɚn/
  • change of opinion
Gesinnungswechsel
set about
  • to initiate or begin some action
beginnen bəˈɡɪnən
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