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Hi,

What is the difference (both meaning and usage) between "learn about" and "learn that"?

According to my dictionary: learn about = beware of sth through information

I guess:
We should need a noun pharse after "learn about".
eg, I learn about the fact that they always read comic.

And, we should need a complete sentence after "learn that"
eg, I learn that they always read comics.

Is it true?
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We learned about the latest discoveries in astronomy.

We learned that astronomers have recently made many interesting discoveries.

CJ
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hi,uktous

You are right. You have already found answers for yourself.

and I want to add a thing, learn about-->because about is a preposition, it is usually followed by noun phrases.

learn that--> that is often followed by a whole complete sentence or clause.
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