concerning vs worrisome, troubling : Common Errors in English

About concerning vs worrisome, troubling

People commonly say of things that are a cause for concern that they are “concerning”: “My boyfriend’s affection for his pet rattlesnake is concerning.” This is not standard English. There are many better words that mean the same thing including “worrisome,” “troubling,” and “alarming.”

concerning in News

  1. SCIO TWP: Charges pending for man arrested after police discover meth lab

    Some details have been released concerning the discovery of a suspected meth lab several weeks ago in Scio Township and the pending case against the man believed responsible for it.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Chelsea Standard

  2. BMI Sues Pandora Over Royalty Rates

    After unsuccessful negotiations concerning publishing rates, Broadcast Music Inc – better known as BMI, which represents more than 600,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers – has filed a lawsuit against music streaming service Pandora.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Forbes

  3. An update on the story concerning NDSU linebacker Travis Beck

    Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- We have an update on the story concerning NDSU linebacker Travis Beck, I spoke with his attorney Bruce Quick by phone this afternoon.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WDAY 6 Fargo

Lightning fast vocabulary building for SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT and CAT