Prepositional Phrases – About

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An Alphabetical list of English Prepositional Phrases using the word “About”  –  If you do not see the Phrase you are looking for, please let me know in the comments below and I will be happy to add it for you at my earliest convenience.


About


Apologize About or (Apologize For) – For both of these verb phrases, they must be followed by the subject of what the person is apologizing “for” or “about”, ie. the reason the apology is necessary…  “I *apologized for* my behavior at the office Christmas party, but no one could seem to remember any thing I was *apologizing about*.”


  • (to) Come To Grips With/About – This is an Idiomatic Prepositional Verb Phrase which is used to mean:  “To understand, comprehend, and finally accept some some information, which is either hard to comprehend, hard to believe, or hard accept”.  The phrase means the same thing with either the preposition “with” or “about”, but it is more common to use “with”…

“People all around the world are finally coming to grips with the fact that their governments do not, have not, and will not ever give a shit about them; and that voting for new leaders is a waste of time.  They will never stop being slave-masters to the mass of sheep which they see the people as.”


  • (to) Get To Grips With/About (something) – This is an Idiomatic and Prepositional Verb Phrase which is used to mean:  To understand, comprehend, and finally accept some some information, which is either hard to understand, hard to believe, or hard accept.  The phrase means the same thing with either the preposition “with” or “about”, but it is more common to use “with”…

“People all around the world are finally getting to grips with the fact that their governments do not, have not, and will not ever give a shit about them; and that voting for new leaders is a waste of time.  They will never stop being slave-masters to the mass of sheep which they see the people as.”


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