soon, or at a particular time
I can’t come now. I’m just putting the children to bed.
just now/at the moment/at present: 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/at that moment: Just then a knock at the door interrupted our conversation.
be just going/about to do something: Mahmud was just about to leave when someone called his name.
I was just going to ask you the same question.
just when/as: Just when you think it’s all over, the trouble starts again.
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