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ABOUT TO

We use 'About to' tell about that work which we are going to do after few minutes, which we have planted in our mind.

About To + Verb

1st

Whenever we do any action very very near to future.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + about to + Verb 1st + Object
  • I am about to go University.
  • She is about to make tea.
  • They are about to play football.
Formula: Subject + Helping Verb(is / am / are) + about to + Verb 1st(form) + Object

More Examples

Here are some more examples of structure About to.

Examples

  • I am about to go outside.
  • She is about to send him a message.
  • Ali is about to come in class.
  • We are about to watch a movie.
  • They are about to start playing cricket.

  • I am not about to go outside.
  • We aren't about to watch a movie.

  • Am I about to go outside?
  • Are we about to watch a movie?

  • Am I not about to go outside?
  • Aren't we about to watch a movie?

For Past

It's a past use of about to.

About To + Verb

1st

Whenever we were very near of any action in past.

Formula: Subject + Helping Verb + about to + Verb 1st(form) + Object
  • I was about to Slap him.
  • She was about to call police.
  • They were about to Fight.

More Examples

Here are some more examples of structure Was / Were About to.

Examples

  • I was about to stop him.
  • She was about to invite Ali.
  • Ali was about to tell the truth.
  • They were about to escape.
  • We were about to bunk the class.