some usages of proposition 'about' which mean: what the purpose is, what something involves, what the problem is...
- Leadership is about the ability to implement change.
- Rachel was going to do something about Jacob.
- She is about her business.
- If we don't do something about it, the problem is going to get worse.
- What can be done about the rising levels of pollution?
- Leadership is all about getting your team to co-operate.
- Movies are all about making money these days.
- What was all that about? (= what was the reason for what has just happened?)
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When you mention the things that an activity or institution is about, you are saying what it involves or what its aims are.
If you do something about a problem, you take action in order to solve it.
active in or engaged in.
to do something about something: to do something to solve a problem or stop a bad situation
If an organization, a job, an activity etc is about something, that is its basic purpose.
used to describe the purpose or an aspect of something.
.... Cobuild, Collins, LDOCE, OALD