just about
phrasal almost <
the work is just about done
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • just about — [adv] almost about, all but, approximately, around, as good as, close to, nearly, nigh, not quite, practically, well nigh; concepts 762,771,799 …   New thesaurus

  • just about — adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct (Freq. 2) lasted approximately an hour in just about a minute he s about 30 years old I ve had about all I can stand we meet about once a month some forty people came …   Useful english dictionary

  • just about — {adv.}, {informal} Nearly; almost; practically. * /Just about everyone in town came to hear the mayor speak./ * /The dress came down to just about the middle of her knee./ * /Has Mary finished peeling the potatoes? Just about./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • just about — {adv.}, {informal} Nearly; almost; practically. * /Just about everyone in town came to hear the mayor speak./ * /The dress came down to just about the middle of her knee./ * /Has Mary finished peeling the potatoes? Just about./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • just\ about — adv informal Nearly; almost; practically. Just about everyone in town came to hear the mayor speak. The dress came down to just about the middle of her knee. Has Mary finished peeling the potatoes? Just about …   Словарь американских идиом

  • just about — very nearly I think we ve just about finished. just about the worst/first/only etc: Another scandal would be just about the worst thing that could happen …   English dictionary

  • just about — nearly, almost    We just about fell into the lake. Our canoe nearly tipped over …   English idioms

  • just about — nearly, almost I waited just about one hour before the concert started …   Idioms and examples

  • just about — informal that s just about all I can eat at one meal Syn: nearly, almost, practically, all but, virtually, as good as, more or less, to all intents and purposes; informal pretty much; literary well nigh, nigh on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • just about — Synonyms and related words: about, all but, almost, approximately, around, as good as, circa, close, close upon, closely, near, near enough to, near upon, nearabout, nearly, nigh, nighhand, not quite, practically, pretty near, somewhere about,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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