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    Red face Just

    Hi, everyone.
    I'd like to ask about the meaning of 'just' in the sentence: "I was just leaving for church when the phone rang."
    Does it mean the person already left or s/he was just about to leave or both were possible?
    Thank you very much.
    PS: Please show me any mistakes I've made. Thanks again.

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    Re: Just

    She was actually leaving - i.e. in the middle of walking through the doorway. In practice, this moment may be extended to a very short time before/after that moment.
    Last edited by 5jj; 05-May-2012 at 07:01.


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