be about to
be about to
transitive verb phrase
1. (to be intending to do something soon) 
I was about to jump into the ocean when I saw a shark fin in the distance.Estaba a punto de tirarme al océano cuando vi una aleta de tiburón a lo lejos.
We need to take Bella for a walk. - Right now? I am about to go to bed.Necesitamos sacar a Bella a pasear. - ¿Ahora mismo? Estoy para acostarme.
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