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Learn English: more useful expressions, “just in case” you need them

Below are two more vital expressions using “just” which are used all the time in the UK:

 

Just in case

This means “to be sure”:

EXAMPLES

“Do I have to do it?” “You better had, just in case.” (To be sure.)

“I’ll do it properly, just in case.”

 

Just like… (just like that)

This means “exactly like…” or “exactly like that”:

EXAMPLES

“This meal is just like my mum cooks!”

(Someone demonstrates an action.) “Do it just like that.” (Do it like the demonstration.)

“He has a car just like mine.”

“She studied in Newcastle, just like me.”

 

To learn about many more uses of “just”, please watch this video.

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