N about n
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'talk' groupThe 'story' groupThe 'ideas' groupThe 'disagreement' groupNouns with other meaningsOther related patterns
N about nThe noun is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of about and a noun group. With some nouns, the preposition about is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause or a wh-clause. These patterns are N about -ing and N about wh.
|Noun||about||noun group/-ing clause/wh-clause|
|a||documentary||about||coping with life-threatening conditions|
|doubts||about||what her chosen career should be|