Grammar Patterns

V about n; V on n

V about n; V on n

At the same time, his colleagues in Parliament have been deliberating about constitutional change.
The government was deliberating on an urgent question of policy.
Doctors differ about her condition.
The minister said they differed on a number of issues.
It is virtually impossible to generalize about the state of the country's health.
I am always a little nervous to generalize on youth attitudes.
Mr Inman speculated about a conspiracy against him.
Mr Howard said: 'I have speculated on the reason and I suppose one possibility is that my grandfather might have entered Britain unlawfully.'
I talked about things which interested me.
We also talked on Catholicism and curiously enough, all my objections sounded awfully lame to me.
  • agree
  • brood
  • cogitate
  • deliberate
  • differ
  • disagree
  • discourse
  • generalize
  • muse
  • philosophize
  • pontificate
  • ruminate
  • speculate
  • talk
  • waffle
  • waver
  • write
  • sound off
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