1(decision/law/person) justowe must be just to / toward them — debemos ser justos con ellos
- our cause is just — nuestra causa es justa
- We have a duty as moral and just people, to educate other farangs who ride the buses.
- She is a fair and just ruler, and she causes unending problems for me and my brothers.
- Would it be just and equitable for the respondents to receive no recompense for work done?
- The more disturbing part of the answer may lie in the absence of a vision of a just society.
- Was it just and reasonable that the defendant should owe a duty of care of the scope asserted by the plaintiff?
- It raises the question as to whether it is fair, just and reasonable to impose the duty contended for.
- How then will the court decide what is a fair and just settlement for Richard and Hyacinth?
- His idea of a just society was one which would allow a man to live well by his own efforts.
- Other countries should follow the Dutch example of a decent, pure and just society.
- Thus is not for a just man to engage in warfare, since warfare is justice itself.
- A just and democratic approach to Iraq would also lead to the lifting of sanctions.
- For the best part of 150 years, progressive opinion has seen the Civil War as a just war.
- They knew that a just society relies on a certain level of order and cohesiveness.
- We strive hard to build a just society, but we ignore a glaring source of inequality.
- When has a judge of a court made an order when it is not just and equitable to do so?
- The aim of creating a democracy in the heart of the Middle East is a just cause.
- I don't believe there was a just reason for them not allowing me to take part in the race.
2(true, accurate)(representation/account) que se ajusta a la realidad
- There must surely be a broad public interest in just complaints of this kind being sustained.
- The series is most criticized for feeling dry and intellectual, or at least emotionally uninvolving -- a just criticism.
- It is not a just criticism of such assessment that it does not provide answers to all questions, just as it is not a just criticism of standardized assessment that it does not inform instruction.
1.1(in recent past)I've just remembered that … — me acabo de acordar de que …
- she's just left — recién se fue
- she'd only just finished — acababa de terminar
- [ S ]just married — recién casados
- go and brush your teeth — I just have or (US also) did — ve a lavarte los dientes — me los acabo de lavar
- just recently I've begun to notice that … — últimamente he empezado a darme cuenta de que …
- No doubt by now everything is perfected, but today Lederer has just come from rehearsals.
- But just as the half looked well set to follow the pattern of the first, City took the lead.
- The view is sublime: we are looking straight back down the loch whence we have just come.
- The ad cycles are really just starting, so we should be fair.
- Firing machine guns, they robbed the hotel's jewellery store just as it was being closed.
- Those arrested included Mr Rihal, on his way home to look after his wife who had just left hospital.
- As strange as it sounds, she's just beginning to realize they're part of her body.
- He would then have escaped via the garage door just as the pensioner was beginning to take in the scene of chaos.
- An early equaliser was topped by a dramatic headed winner just as extra-time beckoned.
- Then just as we were getting to the outskirts of town and heading for the motorway, we stopped at the lights.
- He was not pompous at all and did not look worried as if he had just come straight from court.
- These thoughts race through the brain just as a kick of adrenaline triggers a survival instinct.
- But just as he was ready to go into action, his unit was struck by an outbreak of meningitis.
- You'd go into one office and it's perfect, like someone just left to go to the bathroom.
- The bearded gentleman pictured right staggered off the line just as I approached.
- She was a meek and mild kind of lady and she'd just come out of hospital a few weeks back.
- After a pause, Huw tries to speak to fill the gap, just as the track comes in.
- I'm just grumpy because the football will be starting tonight just as I walk into work.
- The second and third points are not, in my view persuasive for the reasons which I have just given.
- Then there are those days when it emerges from hiding just as an unfortunate vehicle is passing above.
1.2(now, at the moment)she's just on her way — ya va para allí (or viene para aquí etc.)
- I was just about to leave when he called — estaba a punto de salir cuando llamó
- I was just about to say that — eso es justo lo que yo iba a decir
2.1(barely)justoI arrived just in time — llegué justo a tiempo
- it's only just over the recommended minimum — está apenas por encima del mínimo recomendado
- I just missed him — no lo vi por poco / por apenas unos minutos
- The county council should be asked to fill in a large pothole on the corner just past the Old Wharf.
- The keeper saved his header from a free kick, while another shot fizzed just past the post.
- By the time I got there she was just visible going past the bridge so we sat and waited for her to come back.
- I was paired with Ray Wilkins and I topped my opening drive just past the ladies' tees.
- The conversion into the wind just slipped past the upright and at the turn honours were even.
- He said a car had just managed to squeeze past the people carrier, and he had tried to do the same but in vain.
- I'm sixteen years old with curling black hair that goes just a little past my shoulder.
- We rounded a curve just past a grove of fruit laden olive trees and our destination suddenly came into view.
- For sheer terror, however, there is little to compare to that road just outside of La Paz.
- The stars shone down on the camp and just past the tree line, a graceful elf with golden hair stood.
- Woods opts to putt from off the green and just scrapes past the right edge, leaving a tiddler for his par.
- It was just past lunchtime and Pete Astor had nothing to do for the next few hours.
- Seconds later he was on the other side of the penalty box, thrashing in a drive that just skidded past the post.
- Billy Mehmet was allowed to work his way into the box, only to drag his shot just wide of the upright.
- To get to the article you'll have to scroll down just a tiny bit past the dated updates at the top of the page.
- His hair reached just past his shoulders and pointed ears were sticking out from his hair.
- When she'd lifted it up, just past her stomach, she went limp and fell back on to the bed.
- Pandiani almost hits straight back for Deportivo, but the ball just skips away from him.
- The base of the trunk is pushed just four feet into the ground and secured with a dozen or more wooden wedges.
- It began when a local meeting just outside Worcester got rather out of hand.
2.2(a little)just above the knee — justo / apenas encima de la rodilla
- I waited just outside the shop — esperé en la puerta de la tienda
- I had a call from him just before I left — justo antes de salir recibí una llamada suya
3.1(only)soloI'll be with you in just a moment — enseguida / en un segundo estoy con usted
- she just does it to annoy me — lo hace solo para fastidiarme
- there's just one left — queda uno nomás
- just an hour of your time would be enough — con solo una hora de tu tiempo alcanzaría
- I went there just once — fui solo una vez
- she was just three when her father died — tenía apenas / solo tres años cuando murió su padre
- would you like some more? — just a little, please — ¿quieres más? — bueno, un poquito
- just occasionally you can find a really good bargain — muy de vez en cuando se encuentra una verdadera ganga
- It would be a bit naïve of me to think I will just walk straight into the first team here.
- A teenage car criminal has been locked up for a year just days after being ordered by a court to behave.
- The pair live just doors away from each other, and have enjoyed several dinner dates together.
- If she starts behaving badly I just walk away and let things calm down until her tantrum has gone away.
- Nobody really wants to debate any longer, they are just interested in scoring points.
- Writing off the debt of developing countries is not just a moral but also a legal obligation.
- Suddenly he was fair game once more and there was more than just terrorism on the agenda.
- I was just going to say I thought there were two reasons why there is a big difference.
- Of course he was going so fast that he could not make the left, so he just kept going straight.
- There is no reason for it to be that heavy, but they just felt it should be.
- After all, the whole principle was to look after members and not just shareholders.
- Even if we are just one step ahead, it effectively means that we can keep death away.
- I was tight to him and holding him, and to be fair to him he was just trying to shrug me off.
- Mobile phone bills can be very expensive, but for some reason most of us just put up with this as a fact of life.
- We are just ordinary people wanting a decent service and we are being told we will not get it.
- In a twenty minute extract where there is no clear reason for the quotation it was just going to look odd.
- We're just cruising in a straight line until we get a better plan at the moment.
- Remember, you're not just part of the process, you are the reason the service exists.
- He had his hand over his eye and the blood was just coming straight through his fingers.
- I am just looking at what it says for a straight robbery or attempt with actual bodily harm.
3.2(simply)I just stopped by to say hello — pasé para saludarte
- don't be scared: it's just the wind — no te asustes: no es más que el viento
- that's just gossip — no son más que chismes
- they're just friends — solo son amigos
- I just need someone to talk to — necesito hablar con alguien
- if you'd just wait a moment — si me hace el favor de esperar un momento
- don't worry about her, she's just jealous — no te preocupes por ella, lo que pasa es que está celosa
- just because he's famous doesn't mean he can be rude — el hecho de que sea famoso no le da derecho a ser grosero
- just follow the instructions on the packet — simplemente siga las instrucciones impresas en el paquete
- I'll just have to pack up and go — no me queda otro remedio que hacer la maleta e irme
- I'm just lucky, I guess — es simplemente cuestión de suerte, yo creo
- he'll just make things worse — lo único que hará será empeorar las cosas
4.1(exactly, precisely)it's just what I wanted — es justo / precisamente / exactamente lo que quería
- the temperature was just right — la temperatura era la perfecta
- she looks just like her mother at that age — es exactamente igual a su madre cuando tenía su edad
- isn't that just typical of him? — ¿no es típico de él?
- we made it to school just as the bell rang — llegamos al colegio justo cuando sonaba la campana / en el preciso momento en que sonaba la campana
- He had always been lucky, and he did survive the storm, just as he had survived the war.
- This is the main reason why going to see short films should be just as easy as catching the latest blockbuster.
- She will then have another six fittings to make sure the final creation is just perfect.
- For many humans, bewitched by this remarkable place, the pull is just as strong.
- The point here is that there were bullies in the school system then just as there are today.
- And most of them are just as stuck inside their own point of view as everyone else.
- It would be just as welcome served as a nourishing warm dessert on a cool summer evening.
- They may well be unbeaten but could just as easily have lost their last three matches.
- He had looked at this as a simple ball to be enjoyed, when in fact it was just as much a trial to everyone else as to him.
- But it was a show, for everyone, and mums and dads enjoyed it just as much as the children.
- They got their way with dear old Bobby in the end, and they will with Eriksson, but not just yet.
- My new songs are all I have, along with my liberty, and everything has to be just right from now on in.
- Maybe not just yet, but it might be the only way for some, that things can really get better.
- I had no idea who he was, but I could feel it just as strongly as everyone else around me.
- The icing on the cake would be to make Trinidad just as popular a tourist attraction.
- That she didn't have to worry about getting married and having babies, not just yet.
- The soft midsummer evening was just right for a romantic stroll around Malham Tarn.
- But we have spent a lot of time getting the pastry just right so it rises perfectly.
- Everyone knows kids would be just as happy playing with the box a present comes in as with the present itself.
- His father leaves him a cat in his will and the cat proves to be just as bossy as everyone else.
4.2(equally)the desserts were just as good as the rest of the meal — los postres estuvieron tan buenos como el resto de la comida
- she's just as pleased as can be about the result — está de lo más contenta con el resultado
- I came to this country for many reasons but one of them is that I just plain like Americans.
- He was known to not trust humans, but that was just downright… strange.
- Everyone back at base has been working really hard and it is just disappointing not to finish.
- Just ask the millions of people who use and love a Mac why it's become such an integral part of their lives, and most will tell you the same thing: It just works.
- And some were just downright practical with calculators, measuring tapes and bottles of water.
- The rest of this record, however, is just plain dull and never seems to be going anywhere.
- Not only were some of them plain uncomfortable, but a few were just downright embarrassing!
- So many of the characters and dialogue in this movie are just one cliche after another.
- To find out Jenny is earning so much more from the show is just astonishing.
- I am a resident of Mealbank and at the end of our road the road surface is just disintegrating.
- He said they were very good and D agreed, which just shows that virtue is its own reward.
- But up there on the sixth floor of the block, you can one day see him fitting in just fine.
- But the potential loss of the local loo was just not going to be allowed to happen.
- I just find blues to be a lot more rewarding to listen to then a lot of contemporary bands.
- However, residents fear problems will just snowball if more property is built in the area.
- The planning and care utilised in replacing the Swindon hospitals is just mind boggling.
- If any one of you lovely people have linked to a post in the past, it just isn't going to work any more.
- We just couldn't get past tackle three or four, and we didn't build any pressure.
- In this film I just wanted to get past the nudity issue very early and get on to other things.
- The fact that I will never get to meet my mystery admirer just makes things all the more romantic.
5.1(emphatic use)I just can't understand it — simplemente no lo entiendo
- I just adore champagne — a mí me encanta el champán
- I'm feeling just fine now — ahora me siento muy bien
- just leave it here — déjelo aquí
- regret it? don't I just! — ¿que si me arrepiento? ¡si me arrepentiré … !
- just think! we could get rich — ¡tú imagínate! podríamos hacernos ricos
- I can just imagine it — me lo imagino perfectamente
- they were just plain scared — estaban francamente aterrados
- there are just no jobs — simplemente no hay trabajo
- there's just nothing in the shops — no hay nada, pero nada, en las tiendas
5.2(in commands, threats)just do as you're told! — ¡haz lo que se te dice y sanseacabó!
- just go away, will you? — mira, vete, hazme el favor
- just you dare! — ¡atrévete nomás!
5.3(in polite request)just wait here, please — espere aquí, por favor
- "Come on, let's just lay low for a while.
- How you do it and what it takes is of no interest to me, just make absolutely sure that it is there.
- "As to whether there will be military exercises, please just wait and see.
- If you are stuck for ideas, just ask your local wine merchant for recommendations.
- When she was gone, Ari said, " Let's just head upstairs.
- If you have sent stuff recently just drop me a line to make sure I've got it, cheers.
- "Please just wait for me… I have to tell you something!
6.1(giving explanation)it's just that … — lo que pasa es que …
6.2(indicating possibility)it may just happen — podría suceder
- you could just be in for a surprise — podrías llevarte una sorpresa
- If you haven't already got a ticket then get one because you may just get the chance to see a bit of history in the making.
- De Villiers said at the time he felt he was up to it, and it looks like he may just get that chance.
- If only these folk would look at past history they might just see the possibility of a big surprise.
- You say you feel depleted and tired, so why can't you just stop for that reason?
- The true pro might just set his stall out to repeat as best he can his peak form.