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    report about

    Do we say "I report a robbery" or "I report about a robbery" ?
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    Re: report about

    If you are telling the police that a robbery is taking place, you would report a robbery.

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    Re: report about

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Do we say "I report a robbery" or "I report about a robbery" ?
    Thanks in advance.
    I reported a robbery to the police.
    The report about the robbery is in your hand.


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    Re: report about

    Hi Tdol

    If you are telling the police that a robbery is taking place, you would report a robbery.

    What if a robbery has taken place, would it be phrased differently?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: report about

    Thanks, Buddhaheart.

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    Re: report about

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    Hi Tdol

    If you are telling the police that a robbery is taking place, you would report a robbery.

    What if a robbery has taken place, would it be phrased differently?

    Thanks in advance.

    No, just the same.

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    Re: report about

    Thanks.

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    #8

    Re: report about

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    No, just the same.
    I would want to use "still" instead of "just" there, because for me, there, "just" would still mean "only".

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    Re: report about

    'Just' can mean 'exactly': just right/just the job/just what the doctor ordered, etc.

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