a word of ” concern”
what is the differnce between "concern in" "concern about" "concern for"
"concern with" and "concern that"
and how to use them in different situation
- CLv 51 十年前最愛解答
con‧cern1 S1 W1
a) [uncountable] a feeling of worry about something important:
The recent rise in crime is a matter of considerable public concern.
our concern for human rights
the rise of concern about the environment
the growing concern over inflation
concern with worsening law and order
「concern that 」
increased concern that the war could continue for a long time
「be a cause for concern/cause concern」
The activities of the far right have been a cause for concern for a while now.
In her last days the poet expressed concern for her father.
b) [countable] something that worries you:
One of the concerns that people have is the side effects of treatment.
Education remains the electorate's main concern.
the concerns expressed by parents
2something important [uncountable and countable] something that is important to you or that involves you:
His main concern is to be able to provide for his family.
「concern for 」
The consumer has become a major concern for this government.
「of concern to somebody 」
topics of concern to television viewers
3feeling for somebody [singular, uncountable] a feeling of wanting someone to be happy and healthy:
He was moved by her obvious concern.
「concern for 」
parents' loving concern for their children
4 「somebody's concern 」if something is your concern, you are responsible for it:
The money side of the business is your concern.
5 「not somebody's concern/none of somebody's concern」 if something is not your concern, you are not interested in it and you do not need to worry about it or become involved in it:
His affairs were none of her concern.
6business [countable]BBC a business or company:
The restaurant is a family concern.
We will continue to run the company as a going concern (=a business that is financially successful).