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    #1

    just

    Which one is the K Building?
    itís that big glass office building just past the park.

    whatís the meaning of just past ?
    and
    whatís the meaning of( just before- just after)I want some examples.

    Thanks..

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    Re: just

    Immediately, directly, a very short way.

    Can also be used for time:

    It's just past 9 o'clock - from a few seconds to a minute or two.

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    Re: just

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    Quote Originally Posted by learner. View Post
    Which one is the K Building?
    it’s that big glass office building just past the park.

    what’s the meaning of just past ?
    In this sentence, just means right, exactly, and past means in front of.
    So that it's that big glass office right in front of the park.

    Quote Originally Posted by learner. View Post
    what’s the meaning of( just before- just after)
    Just before and just after may mean immediately before or immediately after.

    Quote Originally Posted by learner. View Post
    I want some examples.
    Try constructing some examples and we will check if they are OK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abstract Idea View Post
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    In this sentence, just means right, exactly, and past means in front of.
    So that it's that big glass office right in front of the park.
    I'm afraid you are wrong on that one. If something is just past the park then you have to pass the park to get to it. It is the other side of the park, beyond the park. And just means what I said: immediately, directly, a very short way.

    just can mean exactly, but not in that sentence. Here's an example of that meaning:

    Thank you so much for the book. It was just what I wanted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    I'm afraid you are wrong on that one. If something is just past the park then you have to pass the park to get to it. It is the other side of the park, beyond the park. And just means what I said: immediately, directly, a very short way.

    just can mean exactly, but not in that sentence. Here's an example of that meaning:

    Thank you so much for the book. It was just what I wanted.
    Thank you fivejedjon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by learner. View Post
    Which one is the K Building?
    itís that big glass office building just past the park.

    whatís the meaning of just past ?
    Thanks..
    ..just behind the park.

    ..just at the back of it.

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    Re: just

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
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    ..just behind the park.

    ..just at the back of it.
    No, just past it.

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