relating to; regarding; about: We attended a discussion concerning foreign aid.
causing concern, worry, or anxiety: The increase in unlicensed practitioners is concerning.The more concerning elements of the sport were swept under the rug.
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How to use concerning in a sentence
As has been well-trodden at this point, the lyrics to this classic duet are quite concerning.The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic | Kevin Fallon | November 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
concerning argument, suffice it to say that, once started, no matter how terrible the cost, it was successful.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day | James Jones | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
North Korea must show it is serious and prepared to abide by its commitments, particularly concerning denuclearization.To Free American Prisoners, America’s Top Spy Goes to North Korea | Shane Harris | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Saudi Arabia should adhere to the international treaties concerning freedom of speech.Wife of Jailed Saudi Blogger: My Husband Is a Victim of the Thought Police | Ensaf Haidar, Advancing Human Rights | October 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If this was indeed the 12-week scan, we wil probably soon get an announcement from the palace concerning Kate's due date.Kate Middleton Pictured Leaving Clinic: New Privacy Row | Tom Sykes | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Be Bry in his History of Brazil describes its use and also some interesting particulars concerning the plant.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
A furious controversy concerning this picture had arisen among art critics.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
All that has been given concerning the knowledge of angels relates to what they know through their own natures as created.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) | Henry Osborn Taylor
No more Jenkinsisms in the Morning Post, concerning fashionable parties.
In 1639 Venner published a volume entitled "A Treatise" concerning the taking of the fume of tobacco.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
British Dictionary definitions for concerning
about; regarding; on the subject of
worrying or troublesome
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