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about vs. concerning #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:42 am   about vs. concerning
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #81 "Save Our Animals (1)", question 8

Her parents however were not at all pleased ......... where she had decided to work.

(a) about
(b) for
(c) concerning
(d) around

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #81 "Save Our Animals (1)", answer 8

Her parents however were not at all pleased about where she had decided to work.

Correct answer: (a) about
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Why not concerning?

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about vs. concerning #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:39 am   about vs. concerning
 

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It is possible perhaps, but certainly awkward-- it scarcely sounds native.
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