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about adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : on the move

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    متحرک - حرکت میں -

    Example Sentenses:

    • up and about

    • the whole town was astir over the incident



about adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    قریب قریب - تقریبا - لگ بھگ - کم و بیش - اندازا - تخمینا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • in just about a minute

    • He's about 30 years old.

      وہ تقریبا 30 سال کا ہے۔

    • I've had about all I can stand

    • we meet about once a month

    • lasted approximately an hour

    • some forty people came

    • weighs around a hundred pounds

    • roughly $3,000

    • holds 3 gallons, more or less

    • 20 or so people were at the party

  2. English Meaning: 

    : all around or on all sides

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    چاروں طرف - ہر طرف - اطراف میں - گردا گرد - ارد گرد - چو گرد - چار سو - ہر جانب -

    Example Sentenses:

    • dirty clothes lying around (or about)

    • let's look about for help

    • There were trees growing all around

    • she looked around her


  3. English Meaning: 

    : in the area or vicinity

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    ادھر ادھر - آس پاس - پاس ہی - نزدیک ہی - قریب ہی -

    Example Sentenses:

    • a few spectators standing about

    • hanging around

    • waited around for the next flight


  4. English Meaning: 

    : used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    جگہ جگہ - ادھر ادھر - یہاں وہاں -

    Example Sentenses:

    • wandering about with no place to go

    • people were rushing about

    • news gets around (or about)

    • traveled around in Asia

    • he needs advice from someone who's been around

    • she sleeps around


  5. English Meaning: 

    : in or to a reversed position or direction

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    پیچھے کی طرف - پیچھے کو -

    Example Sentenses:

    • about face

    • suddenly she turned around


  6. English Meaning: 

    : in rotation or succession

    Example Sentenses:

    • turn about is fair play

  7. English Meaning: 

    : (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    تقریبا - قریب قریب - لگ بھگ - بڑی حد تک - قریبا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • the job is (just) about done

    • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded

    • we're almost finished

    • the car all but ran her down

    • he nearly fainted

    • talked for nigh onto 2 hours

    • the recording is well-nigh perfect

    • virtually all the parties signed the contract

    • I was near exhausted by the run

    • most everyone agrees


    almost / most / near / nearly / nigh / virtually / well-nigh

about preposition

  1. English Meaning: 

    : concerning or relating to a particular subject

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    بارے میں - متعلق - بابت - کے موضوع پر - سے متعلق -