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    didn't just

    From a TED speech:
    "So this is Target, the company. I didn't just put that logo on this poor, pregnant woman's belly.You may have seen this anocedote that was printed in Forbes magzine where Target sent a flyer to this 15-year-old girl with advertisements and coupons for baby bottles and diapers and cribs two weeks before she told here parents that she was pregant."
    If we single out the sentence, I would think that she did more than just put that logo that on the woman's belly, but from the context "just" seems to emphasize "didn't", she didn't put that logo that on the woman's belly, but I'm not sure if this is commonly used ?
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    Re: didn't just

    'Somebody didn't just do something' means that he/she did more than that.
    I think you probably got that mixed up with 'somebody just didn't do something', which means he/she did not do the thing.

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    Re: didn't just

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    'Somebody didn't just do something' means that he/she did more than that.
    I think you probably got that mixed up with 'somebody just didn't do something', which means he/she did not do the thing.

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    I know it normally means that that he/she did more than that. but it doesn't seem to fit with the context ,that's why I asked.

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