JustJust can be used as an adjective. It is related to the idea of ’justice’ and usually means ‘proper’ or ‘correct’.
- He is a just man.
- I think their punishment was just.
- Twenty years in prison? I think he got his just deserts
- He has been justly praised for all his work for charity.
Just can mean ‘exact’.
- You look just like your father,
- That is just what I was looking for.
- It’s just like Steve to be difficult.
- Just do what I say.
- Just a quick word.
- I have just met him a few times
- You will just have to be patient.
- It’s just amazing what he has done.
- I just can’t believe it.
- I had just enough time to talk to her before I left.
- I just missed him. He had only gone a few minutes before I got there.
- It should take just over an hour to get there.
- My office is just down the corridor.
- There is a good restaurant just around the corner.
- The Spanish border is just south of Ceret.
- I was just trying to phone you.
- I have just seen him.
- She’s just arrived.
- She just arrived.
- We have just been talking about it.
- We were just talking about it.
- I was just going to bed when you called.
- I am just coming.
- I am busy just at the moment. Can you call me back later?
- I can’t do that just now.
Just about means ‘almost’ or ‘nearly’.
- Henry seems to have just about finished his project.
- I have had just about all I can take from my boss. I am thinking of resigning.
- Just a moment. Where do you think you are going?
- Just a second. Say that again.
- He is just as unpleasant as his wife.
- Just as I anticipated, he left before finishing the work.
- It is just as well that you found out now that he is unreliable.
- It is just as well that I didn’t take that job as the company has gone into liquidation.
- A big thunderstorm started just like that. We all got soaked.
- He was here a moment ago. Then he vanished just like that.
- I have just the thing you need to help you sleep better.
- That rose is just the thing to put in your hair.
- I haven’t quite finished reading his report just yet.
- Lunch? Not just yet. Give me five minutes.
- She’s not just a colleague, she’s a good friend.
- It’s not just an ordinary birthday, it’s your 50th