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    Default He had just invited me along as arm candy.

    He had just invited me along as arm candy.

    I'm rather confused about it's meaning. What does 'just' mean here, 'a little while ago' or 'only"? Thanks!

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    Default Re: He had just invited me along as arm candy.

    It's probably 'only', but we'd need more context to be sure.
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    Default Re: He had just invited me along as arm candy.

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: He had just invited me along as arm candy.

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    It's probably 'only', but we'd need more context to be sure.
    I feel the same.

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