UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈs3ːrnɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈsɝnɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən sûrning)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [matter, ruling, dispute, proposal] concerning [residents, workers, parents, members]
  2. a [matter] concerning [wages, access, treatment, changes, measures]
  3. [information, questions, matters] concerning [health, education, public safety]
  4. concerning the [application, use, introduction] of
  1. their [actions, comments, grades] were rather concerning
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [growing, mounting, increasing] concern about
  2. concern among [parents, the public]
  3. concern about the [safety of, violence in, cost of]
  4. concern over [high dropout rates, the shrinking economy]
  5. is a matter of concern to the [public, staff, teachers]
  6. is becoming a major concern for [parents]
  7. parent's concern for their [children, children's education]
  8. [raised, brought up, aired, voiced] (his) concerns about
  9. [an outlet, a channel] to raise your concerns
  10. my [main, primary] concern is to
  11. my [main] concerns as a [teacher, parent] are
  12. are my [main] concerns as a [teacher]
  13. [it, that] is none of your concern
  14. the [issue, matter] is of no concern to us
  15. have no concern for you
  16. have no concern for their [safety, future, wellbeing, welfare]
  17. there is no cause for concern
  18. appreciate [everyone's, everybody's] concern
  19. show concern for the [poor, homeless, refugees]
  20. [shows, demonstrates] a complete lack of concern (for)
  21. concern [for, about, with]
  1. [this, it] doesn't concern you
  2. the new [show, episode, report, interview] concerns
  3. concerned with the [issues, problem] (of)
  4. concerned about [her health, the exam, your feelings]
  5. [very, particularly, primarily, increasingly, personally] concerned about
  6. concerned by [the news, what people are saying]
  7. [the news] didn't concern him
  8. it concerns me to [think, see, learn]
  9. we need not concern ourselves with
  10. to whom it may concern
  11. new [information, clues, leads] concerning the investigation
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