Be About To – How to Use This English Expression (Video and Article)

be about to

In this English lesson, you’re going to learn how to use the expression be about to.

Be About To…

As I mentioned in the video, we use this phrase when we’re going to do something in the immediate future.

Here are the examples that I gave in the video:

  • We’re just about to go to a restaurant
  • I think she’s just about to throw up
  • I’m about to lose my mind

The last example is an American expression. You may hear this in TV shows and movies.

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