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Just around the corner

adverb phrase

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


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  • 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.

  • Just-deserts

    [dih-zurt] /dɪˈzɜrt/ noun 1. Usually, deserts. reward or punishment that is deserved: Death was his desert. Synonyms: due, payment, recompense, reward; justice, retaliation, retribution, penalty. 2. the state or fact of deserving reward or punishment. 3. the state or condition of being worthy, as in character or behavior. Synonyms: merit, virtue, worth. Idioms 4. get […]

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