just now

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just now

  1. Exactly at this time, as in Harry isn't here just now; can he call you back? [Late 1600s]

  2. Only a moment ago, as in As she was saying just now, they are fully booked. [Early 1600s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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