Definition: Just

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Lexical Information:

  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is a common first name
  • One of the 100 most often mispronounced words and phrases in English
  • Religious Vocab
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Adverb of time
  • Adverbs can modify Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns and whole Sentences

Usage Notes:

  • JUST modifies the word it comes before
  • 'JUST I saw her' means that no-one else saw her
  • 'I JUST saw her' means that I didn't speak to her or have other contact or saw her recently
  • 'I saw JUST her' means I didn't see anyone else
  • 'I've JUST seen her' means this has happened recently

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