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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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.
From a historical perspective, NPD continually tracks consumer awareness and concern about food-safety issues as well as their eating intentions.
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.
The Institute filed comments on the regulations and testified at the January hearing, expressing concern about several aspects, particularly the elimination of the cost safe harbor, its replacement with the simplified cost-based method (SCBM), and the effect of the statute of limitations in the examples relating to the contingent payment provisions.
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.
In November, the city held a series of public hearings that attracted hundreds of residents from New Rochelle, and neighboring municipalities such as Mamaroneck, Larchmont and Pelham who expressed their concern about the project's impact on traffic in the area.
Sixty-four percent expressed concern about air quality, 62 percent were worried about water pollution and 60 percent were concerned about trash and landfills.
For example, if we examine contemporary advice manuals on child-rearing, aside from what they may or may not say about masturbation, they may proffer evidence of concern about either homosexuality or the prolonged period between puberty and marriage.
The public's concern about this intrusion has been reported in the popular press and documented booth in the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Regional Health Data Network Report and the Harris-Equifax Study.
It is because of the public's concern about the potential for harm if they base their actions on misleading information.
Awareness and concern about the effects of employee exposure to chemicals is growing all the time.
Although the agency believes there's little need for concern about health risks from such radionuclides in sewage sludge, Hais says, "we're still on the learning curve in terms of radionuclides.