express about in italian

Some Italian expressions are different from the usual equivalent of English expression. 

“ABOUT” meaning Concerning

Un libro sulla storia degli antichi Romani

A book about Ancient Roman History

Cosa ne pensi di questo libro?

What do you think about that book?

“ABOUT” meaning Approximately

Ci sono circa 10 persone alla festa.

There are about 10 people at the party.

Il negozio apre verso mezzogiorno

The shop opens at about midday.

Mario è sui quaranta anni/ Mario è sulla ventina.

Mario is about forty.



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