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    Just + past or present tense?

    Hi teachers,

    This uncertainty has been bothering for quite some times already. All the while I was using JUST + Past tense where I presumed "just" is refering to past action e.g. I Just saw you in the coffee house, I just had my lunch with John, etc.
    However, recently when I was watching X-factor (US version Season 1), I heard Simon Cowell said " I just see....."
    This has confused me a lot since Simon is a native English speaker so I assume he is correct.
    Please enlighten me!

    many thanks!

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    Re: Just + past or present tense?

    Can you quote Cowell's complete sentence?

    Just has several meanings.


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