conscious of VS conscious about

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  • panjandrum

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    English-Ireland (top end)
    should Should it be "conscious of something" or "conscious about something"?
    Conscious of is certainly the preferred use. I could be self-conscious about the pimple on the end of my nose, but that would be because I was conscious of other people staring at it.
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