How to use about to in a sentence

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I had been about to close the door, but I stopped, afraid that the noise it would make would be disruptive.
He was about to say something to her when the others realized it and knocked him on the head and dragged him away.
They know when the red mist is about to descend and can rein in their anger.
The winner, Chana Suksabai, shown here looking as if he is about to barf, managed to woof down 10 crocodile eggs in 4 minutes.
Armed raiders were caught red-handed yesterday as they were about to carry out a heist on a security van.
We showed up at the barn right when they were about to begin milking the cows.
The first major battle over public sector pensions could be about to begin.
Nicol easily controlled the next two games, and seemed to be about to close out the match.
And now Fizz is about to set tails wagging having been nominated for the Woman's Best Friend award in a canine competition.
Because of that some companies who were about to sign deals decided to wait before making a final decision.
The president's aircraft was about to land at Jacksonville Naval Air Station when the control tower ordered the pilot to abort his landing.
The 30-year-old man was caught red-handed by residents as he was about to make off with a stolen motorcycle.
The Government is about to close the door and stop all new referrals from receiving these drugs.
Gavin is about to begin a music course at college and hopes to become a session musician when he graduates.
The council is about to begin consultation with residents on the options for council tax.
As the elevator doors were about to close, someone pushed the open button outside.
They may be used to control symptoms in women who are close to the menopause for whom symptoms may soon be about to improve anyway.
Armed robbers were caught red-handed yesterday as they were about to carry out a raid on a security van.
I am about to try and persuade mum to take me to Sainsburys to change up all my billions of coppers for actual usable cash.
Another Gawker link and I've had over 1,000 hits today, and right as we're about to possibly maybe finally get all wonky with redesign stuff.
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