20 / 05 / 2010

JUST-8: meaning and examples

Hello again,

Today we finish our review of expressions and uses of the English word just.

Today's expression is: just now

Meaning 1: at this moment.

Example 1:
Can you please call me back in 10 minutes. I'm busy just now.

Meaning 2: during this present period.

Example 2:
Despite the crisis, business is good just now. Perhaps people are spending more now because they know that the VAT will increase in June.

Meaning 3: a very short time ago.

Example 3:
Rachel: Excuse me, do you know where Janet is?
Jack: I saw her just now; I think she was going to the library.

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