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about someone or something

Inf. not to care at all about someone or something. I don't care two hoots about whether you go to the picnic or not. She doesn't give a hoot about me. Why should I care? I don't give a hang about it.

something about someone or something

something alluring or curious about someone or something. There is something about Jane. I just can't figure her out. I love Mexican food. There's just something about it.

*(up and) about

 and *up and around
out of bed and moving about. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I'm up and about, but I'm not really wellyet. The flu put Alice into bed for three days, but she was up and around on the fourth.