JUST + preposition

Here’s an example of ‘just’ pre-modifying a prepositional phrase.

I was a shy girl and sometimes I was just like a boy.

TLC student speaking test female China B1

 

A2 point 3 in the category of PREPOSITIONS is defined:

‘JUST’ + to modify prepositions.


An iWeb search for:

just_R _II

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2 JUST IN 139921
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70 JUST INSTEAD 85