concerned

concerned
adj.

1) deeply, greatly concerned

2) concerned about, for, over; with (concerned about safety)

3) (esp. BE) concerned to + inf. (concerned to know your decision)

4) concerned that + clause (we are concerned that they might have missed the train)

5) (misc.) as far as I'm concerned

USAGE NOTE: The phrases concerned about, concerned over and less frequently, concerned for, mean 'worried about' (concerned about your safety). The phrase concerned with means 'interested in'

(concerned with establishing the truth).

* * *
[kən'sɜːnd]
for
greatly concerned
with (concerned about safety)
deeply
concerned about
(m (USAGE NOTE: The phrases concerned about, concerned over and less frequently, concerned for, mean 'worried about' (concerned about your safety) . The phrase concerned with means 'interested in' (concerned with establishing the truth) .)
concerned that + clause (we are concerned that they might have missed the train)
(esp. BE) concerned to + inf. (concerned to know your decision)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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