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Thread: of vs. about


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    #1

    of vs. about

    What is the difference in using:
    1. 'think of' and 'think about'
    2. 'care of' and 'care about'

    Is there any rule regarding my issue?


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    Re: of vs. about

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    Re: of vs. about

    Think of = the opinion you hold
    think about = the thought process on a subject
    care of = used in 'take care of', could also be used as a noun- care of the elderly in hospitals, etc
    care about = have feelings towards something or someone


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    #4

    Re: of vs. about

    Still feel confused regarding think of/about...
    Is there any difference between:
    "What do you think of it?" and "What do you think about it?"


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    #6

    Re: of vs. about

    If I used 'about', I'd be asking for more information.

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