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    Default explain vs explain about

    she explained about how much burden of study students are feeling
    Is this sentence fine?

    Should I not use "about" before "explain" always?

    Thanks for your help in advance






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    Default Re: explain vs explain about

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    She explained about how much burden of study students are feeling.
    Is this sentence fine?
    No, it needs to start with a capital letter and end with a full stop.

    Should I not use "about" before "explain" always?

    Thanks for your help in advance

    It's usually best not to use 'about'. 'About' is included in the meaning of 'explain'.
    "She explained how much the students were feeling the burden of study."
    "She explained how the students were feeling so much burden from study."

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    Default Re: explain vs explain about

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    She explained about how much burden of study students are feeling.

    Is this sentence fine?

    Should I not use "about" before "explain" always?

    Thanks for your help in advance
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    You certainly wouldn't use it before the word "explain"! I assume you meant "after". However, as Raymott said, the word "about" is not required at all when we use "explain".


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