concern (oneself) about (something)

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concern (oneself) about (something)

To become focused on someone or something because one feels partly responsible for dealing with it. Your mother really doesn't need to concern herself about our financial issues—we're perfectly capable of sorting them out on our own.
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concern oneself about someone or something

 and concern oneself over someone or something
to turn one's thoughts and consideration to someone or something. I hope you will concern yourself over your work a little more. Please don't concern yourself about me. I'll do okay.
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About a third of users report this high a level of concern about internet viruses (36%) and unsolicited messages or ads sent through spam email or appearing on their page, usually to try to sell them something (33%).
The index is a calculated score out of 300 based on concern about eight specific issues within national, financial, internet and personal security.
Health was deemed the most urgent personal concern of majority of Filipinos at the end 2016 but concern about being a victim of crime rose despite the anti-crime stance of the Duterte administration, results of a Pulse Asia survey showed.
The study found, however, that consumers are less concerned about the source of the sugar in their diets, with no more than 3% of consumers expressing concern about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
The survey also found there was slightly more concern about the condition of the state's roads and bridges (65 percent) than the cost of complying with environmental regulations (61 percent), though about the same percentage of respondents (24 for roads, 25 for regulations) described them both as major concerns.
Overall, the annual averages remain relatively constant.From a historical perspective, NPD continually tracks consumer awareness and concern about food-safety issues as well as their eating intentions.
The Counselor Trainee Career Questionnaire (CTCQ), a revision of a previous questionnaire (Busacca & Wester, 2004), was designed to measure counseling students' awareness of, concern about, and importance placed on a common set of career tasks encountered during counselor training.
Interpretations of "proper use" have been debated, but it is likely that it was intended as concern about the concomitant effects Plan B's over-the-counter availability would have.
In some limited instances, when mothers show concern about their children attending summer camp, we provide transportation and invite them to visit the camp with their children.
Numerous practitioners have written to OPR expressing their concern about the Circular 230 regulations governing written tax advice.
Friends who are risk managers have told him of their concern about these developments, Ferris said.
"Certainly we have concerns, as all industry does, and it's a concern about competitiveness," says Laurie Gregg, director of energy management at Falconbridge.
Recent concern about the criminal use of smallpox as a biological weapon stimulated discussion about rein-stituting a national smallpox vaccination program.
Consumers' interest in and concern about potential threats to their privacy have been measured in numerous polls and surveys.
Concern about health effects from EMFs first arose in 1979, when a study found that children who lived in close proximity to certain types of electrical lines had a higher risk of leukemia.