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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

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    con‧cern1 S1 W1

    1worry

    a) [uncountable] a feeling of worry about something important:

    The recent rise in crime is a matter of considerable public concern.

    「concern for」

    our concern for human rights

    「concern about/over/with」

    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).

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