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about to

adjective as in not quite

preposition as in not quite

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Example Sentences

Prince George has that surprised, about-to-pass-wind look all babies being carried around have.

“I have no pity for that about-to-be-divorced woman who had been ready to live off the written words of someone else,” she writes.

And so, my about-to-be-fellow alumni, I wish you every success as you enter that never-ending graduate school called life.

Through the whole room, it seemed, swept a curious cottony sense of Something-About-to-Happen!

And Sivert walks on ahead with the transcendent smile of the martyr-about-to-be.

"My honour is the honour of this bridge," he would say to the about-to-be dismissed.

As stated, the crew in the about-to-collapse boat was Stewart Edward White.

"My honour is the honour of this bridge," he would say to the about-to-be-dismissed.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to about to, such as: almost, at the point of, fixing to, intending, on the verge of, and ready.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.