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I am about to / I was about to
He arrived just as I was about to give up.
Right now, I'm just about to eat.
I'm just about to start cleaning up my room.
Thanks for telling me the food wasn't good, I was just about to eat it.
I almost forgot my homework.
I caught my son stealing from a cookie jar.
The bus was about to start.
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