V n about n
The 'tackle' group
These verbs are concerned with approaching someone about a topic, often a sensitive or controversial topic. This includes challenging and fighting someone about something.
The other women confronted her about the distorted view she has of herself.
Greg risks getting his head bitten off twice in one day by cornering Brian about his position.
The preposition about is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause or a wh-clause.
approach challenge confront contact corner fight tackle
One of the networks approached him about hosting a science show.
I tackled him about how one could live amidst so much poverty.