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Just a minute

Also, just a moment.
Wait a little bit. This expression is used before explaining oneself, as in Just a minute, I didn’t mean that he was wrong , or to stop someone from something, as in Just a moment, I was here first . Also see hold everything
Only a very short time, as in I’ll be with you in just a minute.


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  • Just around the corner

    adverb phrase Nearby; imminent: Prosperity is just around the corner, the President said (1914+)

  • Just as

    1. In precisely the same way as. For example, He’s signing his name just as he’s always done it. [ Early 1600s ] 2. Also, just so. To the same degree as. For example, Jim’s running just as fast as his friend, or He intended to give them just so much work as they could […]

  • Just as soon

    Also, as soon. Rather, more readily; also, equally. For example, I’d just as soon you took care of it, or I would as soon recover before I go and baby-sit, or I’d as soon have the lamb as the beef. [ Late 1500s ]

  • Justaucorps

    [zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/ noun, plural justaucorps [zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/ (Show IPA) 1. a fitted, knee-length coat, characterized by wide turned-back cuffs and stiff flared skirts, worn especially by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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