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Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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preposition

of time or place. P. and V. περί (acc.), V. ἀμφί (acc.) (rare P.). of time, also P. and V. κατά (acc.).

about this very time: P. ὑπ' αὐτὸν τὸν χρόνον.

near: P. and V. πρός (dat.), ἐπί (dat.)

about one's knees: V. ἀμφὶ γούνασι (Eur., Alcibiades 947).

concerning: P. and V. περί (acc. or gen.), V. ἀμφί (gen. or dat.).

after verbs expressing anxiety, fear, etc.: P. and V. περί (dat.), ἀμφί (dat.), ὑπέρ (gen.).

for the sake of: P. and V. ἕνεκα (gen.), διά (acc.), χάριν (gen.) (Plato), ὑπέρ (gen.), Ar. and V. οὕνεκα (gen.), ἕκατι (gen.), V. εἵνεκα (gen.).

adverb

round about, around: P. and V. πέριξ (rare P.), κύκλῳ.

nearly: P. and V. σχεδόν, σχεδόν τι.

with numbers: P. μάλιστα, ὡς, or use prep., P. ἀμφί (acc.), περί (acc.), P. and V. εἰς (acc.).

what are you about? P. and V. τί πάσχεις;

be about to: P. and V. μέλλειν (infin.).

bring it about that: see effect.

come about: see happen.