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Using About, Around and -ish

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'How many people were at the party?'

When we are asked a question about an amount and we are not sure about  the answer, we can use the following words: about, around and -ish. They all show that we are unsure and that we are giving a rough guess / estimate.
Take a look at the following three examples. They all have the same meaning; however, -ish is the most casual / informal:

'How many people were at the party?'
I'm not sure. Around 300.'

'How much does she earn?'
'I'd say, about 30,000 a year.'

'What time will you be there?'
'Probably, 7-ish.'

In very casual English, -ish can be used on its own as an answer:

'Was the film any good?'

In this answer -ish relates to the 'good' in the question. The answer means the film was 'good-ish' or 'kind of good'.

Link: Do you speak 'British' English? Ten words you need to know!