Just on is used in mentioning an almost exact number or amount.
Just so is used to agree with or confirm a statement that has been made.
Just now means a very short time ago.
You can say that something has only just happened when you want to emphasize that it happened a very short time ago .
You use just about to indicate that what you are talking about is so close to being the case that it can be regarded as being the case.
a standard that must be met to justify the disciplining or dismissal of an employee
The rewards of something are the benefits that you receive as a result of doing or having that thing.
You say just think when you feel excited, fascinated, or shocked by something, and you want the person to whom you are talking to feel the same.
Louis Antoine Léon de ( lwi ɑ̃twan leɔ̃ də ). 1767–94, French Revolutionary leader and orator . A member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793–94), he was guillotined with Robespierre
You use just because when you want to say that a particular situation should not necessarily make you come to a particular conclusion .
between you and me; confidentially
just as well:
preferable or advisable
just in case:
You can say that you are doing something just in case to refer vaguely to the possibility that a thing might happen or be true, without saying exactly what it is.
denoting or relating to an industrial method in which waste of resources is eliminated or reduced by producing production-line components, etc, as they are required, rather than holding large stocks
a form of tuning employing the pitch intervals of the untempered natural scale, sometimes employed in the playing of the violin, cello, etc
just the job:
If you say that something is just the job, you mean that it is exactly what you wanted or needed .
not just any:
If you say that someone or something is not just any person or thing, you mean that they are special in some way .
it's just that:
You use the expression it's just that when you are making a complaint, suggestion, or excuse, so that the person you are talking to will not get annoyed with you.
just a moment:
an expression requesting the hearer to wait or pause for a brief period of time
just like that:
You use just like that to emphasize that something happens or is done immediately or in a very simple way, often without much thought or discussion .
just the same:
You say to someone ' you watch ' or ' just watch ' when you are predicting that something will happen, and you are very confident that it will happen as you say.
not only not just:
You use not in expressions such as 'not only', 'not just', and 'not simply ' to emphasize that something is true, but it is not the whole truth .
be just as well:
If you say that something that has happened is just as well, you mean that it is fortunate that it happened in the way it did.
just (plain) folks:
simple and unassuming ; not snobbish
just the ticket:
If you say that something is just the ticket, you mean that it is exactly what is needed .
get your just deserts:
to deserve the unpleasant things that have happened to you, because you have done something bad
just leave well alone:
to refrain from interfering with something that is satisfactory
not on/just not on:
If you say that something is not on or is just not on, you mean that it is unacceptable or impossible .
in case/just in case:
If you do something in case or just in case a particular thing happens, you do it because that thing might happen.
it just goes to show:
If you say it just goes to show or it just shows that something is the case, you mean that what you have just said or experienced demonstrates that it is the case.
just around the corner:
about to happen
just noticeable difference:
the minimum difference between two stimuli that is just detectable by a person
be just sb's luck just my luck:
If you say it is just your luck that something unpleasant has happened to you, you mean that this is quite normal because unpleasant things are always happening to you.
all the same/just the same:
You can say all the same or just the same to introduce a statement which indicates that a situation or your opinion has not changed, in spite of what has happened or what has just been said .
it's not simply/just that:
You use it in expressions such as it's not that or it's not simply that when you are giving a reason for something and are suggesting that there are several other reasons.
just for the hell of it:
for fun or for no particular reason
just what the doctor ordered:
extremely pleasant or useful and helping to make you feel better or to improve a situation
to get your just deserts:
If you say that someone has got their just deserts, you mean that they deserved the unpleasant things that have happened to them, because they did something bad.
would just as soon/'d just as soon:
If you say that you would just as soon do something or you ' d just as soon do it, you mean that you would prefer to do it.
just the thing/the very thing:
If you say that something is just the thing or is the very thing, you are emphasizing that it is exactly what is wanted or needed.
just the tip of the iceberg:
something that is part of a very large problem or a very serious situation, although other aspects of the problem or situation may not yet be obvious
someone is not just whistling Dixie:
said to mean that someone is being honest or realistic in what they are saying and that they should therefore not be ignored
round the corner:
close at hand
it is just/simply one of those things:
If you say it is just one of those things you mean that you cannot explain something because it seems to happen by chance .
only/just etc a question/matter of time:
If you say that it is only a matter of time or only a question of time before something happens, you mean that it cannot be avoided and will definitely happen at some future date .
just noticeable difference