Example sentences for: about

How can you use “about” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It has been suggested, in fact, that seven men control about half of the country's marketable wealth.

  • Bill Gates feels so embattled that he can't contain his anger or make rational choices about how to settle Microsoft's no-win predicament.

  • This phenomenon, called protein splicing, was first discovered about a decade ago in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae V-ATPase catalytic subunit A [ 6 7 ] . Intein excision depends on the splicing domain of the intein and the first amino acid residue of the C-extein [ 8 ] . The inteins known to date are between 134 and 608 amino acids long, and they have been reported from all three domains of life: eukaryotes, eubacteria and archaea.

  • Davis tells this story in his autobiography, Miles , and it speaks volumes about his rapport with Williams and the other members of his mid-'60s quintet.

  • And the Times segues into doubt about the effectiveness of fact-checking departments.

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