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I can't come now. I'm just putting the children to bed.
Mr Reynolds is busy just now, but he'll see you after lunch.
I don't feel like talking to anyone just at the moment.
Just then a knock at the door interrupted our conversation.
Mahmud was just about to leave when someone called his name.
I was just going to ask you the same question.
Just when you think it's all over, the trouble starts again.
Mum's just gone down to the shops.
Andy had just arrived in Australia the day before.
Susan was just telling me about your new job.
I've only just started, so I can't tell you anything yet.
The four girls just managed to squeeze into the back of Rick's car.
We should just get there in time if we hurry.
He did pass his final exam – but only just.
This is the British English definition of just. View American English definition of just.
very unpleasant or dirty