(someone) is nervous about (doing something)

You use the word "about" with "nervous" to tell the topic of someone's nervous feelings:

I'm a little nervous about this.

You can say that you're "nervous about" a noun, like in this example:

Are you nervous about your speech?

Or you can name an action you're nervous about using "nervous about ___ing":

Lots of people get nervous about speaking in public.

This phrase appears in these lessons: