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(just) in case

Definition of just in case in English:

1As a provision against something happening or being true: we put on thick jumpers, in case it was cold
More example sentences
  • I am chuffed to bits about what is happening but still nervous in case anything goes wrong.
  • He did not want to be photographed in case it should happen again.
  • I wanted the police to know what was taking place in case something happened to us.
2If it is true that: in case you haven’t figured it out, let me explain
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  • Oh, and in case you're interested, the audience did stand for the Hallelujah chorus.
  • Word has it they're making a film version of the piece, so keep an eye out in case you missed it.
  • I had covered it in one of my first columns so in case you missed it, here goes again.
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