Translation of just in Spanish:
- 1.1(law/decision/person)we must be just to o toward themour cause is justdebemos ser justos con ellosnuestra causa es justaExample sentences1.2 (true, accurate)
(account/representation)que se ajusta a la realidadExample sentences
- It raises the question as to whether it is fair, just and reasonable to impose the duty contended for.
- She is a fair and just ruler, and she causes unending problems for me and my brothers.
- How then will the court decide what is a fair and just settlement for Richard and Hyacinth?
- There must surely be a broad public interest in just complaints of this kind being sustained.
- 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.
- The series is most criticized for feeling dry and intellectual, or at least emotionally uninvolving -- a just criticism.
- 1 1.1 (in recent past) See examples: I've just remembered that …she's just leftme acabo de acordar de que …she'd only just finishedse acaba de irrecién se fue (Latin America)just marriedacababa de terminarrecién había terminado (Latin America)go and brush your teeth — I just have o (in American English also) didrecién casadosjust recently I've begun to notice that …ve a lavarte los dientes — me los acabo de lavar or (in Latin America also) recién me los lavé1.2 (now, at the moment) See examples: she's just on her wayúltimamente he empezado a darme cuenta de que …I was just about to leave when he calledestá en caminoya va para allí ( or viene para aquí etc)I was just about to say thatestaba a punto de salir cuando llamóeso es justo lo que yo iba a decirExample sentences
- He was not pompous at all and did not look worried as if he had just come straight from court.
- The view is sublime: we are looking straight back down the loch whence we have just come.
- The second and third points are not, in my view persuasive for the reasons which I have just given.
- 2 2.1 (barely) I arrived just in timeit's only just over the recommended minimumllegué justo a tiempoI just missed himestá apenas por encima del mínimo recomendado2.2 (a little) See examples: just above the kneeno lo vi por poco or por apenas unos minutosI waited just outside the shopjusto or apenas encima de la rodillaI had a call from him just before I leftesperé en la puerta de la tiendajusto antes de salir recibí una llamada suyaExample sentences
- The base of the trunk is pushed just four feet into the ground and secured with a dozen or more wooden wedges.
- Billy Mehmet was allowed to work his way into the box, only to drag his shot just wide of the upright.
- Pandiani almost hits straight back for Deportivo, but the ball just skips away from him.
- 3 3.1 (only) I'll be with you in just a momentshe just does it to annoy meenseguida or en un segundo estoy con ustedthere's just one leftlo hace solo para fastidiarmelo hace por fastidiarme nomás (Latin America)just a moment, you're confusing two issues therequeda solo unoqueda uno nomás (Latin America)just an hour of your time would be enoughun momento: estás confundiendo dos problemas distintosI went there just oncecon solo una hora de tu tiempo alcanzaríashe was just three when her father diedfui solo una vezwould you like some more? — just a little, pleasetenía apenas or solo tres años cuando murió su padrejust occasionally you can find a really good bargain¿quieres más? — bueno, un poquito3.2 (simply) See examples: I just stopped by to say hellomuy de vez en cuando se encuentra una verdadera gangadon't be scared: it's just the windpasé para saludartethat's just gossipno te asustes: no es más que el viento or (in Latin America also) es el viento nomásthey're just friendsno son más que chismesson puros chismes [colloquial]I just need someone to talk tosolo son amigosif you'd just wait a momentnecesito hablar con alguiendon't worry about her, she's just jealoussi me hace el favor de esperar un momentoit's just one of those things just because he's famous doesn't mean he can be rude [colloquial]no te preocupes por ella, lo que pasa es que está celosajust follow the instructions on the packetel hecho de que sea famoso no le da derecho a ser groseroI'll just have to pack up and gosimplemente siga las instrucciones impresas en el paqueteI'm just lucky, I guessno me queda otro remedio que hacer la maleta e irmehe'll just make things worsees simplemente cuestión de suerte, yo creoI'll take a spare, just in caselo único que hará será empeorar las cosasllevaré uno de repuesto, por si acaso or [colloquial] por si las moscasExample sentences
- Nobody really wants to debate any longer, they are just interested in scoring points.
- If she starts behaving badly I just walk away and let things calm down until her tantrum has gone away.
- It would be a bit naïve of me to think I will just walk straight into the first team here.
- 4 4.1 (exactly, precisely) See examples: it's just what I wantedthe temperature was just rightes justo or precisamente or exactamente lo que queríashe looks just like her mother at that agela temperatura era la perfectaisn't that just typical of him?es exactamente igual a su madre cuando tenía su edadwe made it to school just as the bell rang¿no es típico de él?I can't worry about that just nowllegamos al colegio justo cuando sonaba la campana or en el preciso momento en que sonaba la campanajust my luck!en este momento no puedo estar preocupándome por eso4.2 (equally) See examples: the desserts were just as good as the rest of the meal¡me tenía que pasar a mí!it's just as well you're leavinglos postres estuvieron tan buenos como el resto de la comidashe's just as pleased as can be about the resultmenos mal que te vasestá de lo más contenta con el resultadoExample sentences
- I am a resident of Mealbank and at the end of our road the road surface is just disintegrating.
- 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.
- Everyone back at base has been working really hard and it is just disappointing not to finish.
- They got their way with dear old Bobby in the end, and they will with Eriksson, but not just yet.
- That she didn't have to worry about getting married and having babies, not just yet.
- Maybe not just yet, but it might be the only way for some, that things can really get better.
- 5 5.1 (emphatic use) See examples: I just can't understand itI just adore champagnesimplemente no lo entiendoI'm feeling just fine nowa mí me encanta el champánjust leave it hereahora me siento muy bienregret it? don't I just!déjelo aquíjust think! we could get rich¿que si me arrepiento? ¡si me arrepentiré … !just you wait, you little rascal!¡tú imagínate! podríamos hacernos ricosI can just imagine it¡ya vas a ver, bandido!they were just plain scaredme lo imagino perfectamentethere are just no jobsestaban francamente aterradosthere's just nothing in the shopssimplemente no hay trabajo5.2 (in commands, threats) See examples: just do as you're told!no hay nada, pero nada, en las tiendasjust go away, will you? just you dare!¡haz lo que se te dice y sanseacabó!5.3 (in polite request) See examples: just wait here, please¡tú atrévete!¡atrévete nomás! (Latin America)espere aquí, por favorExample sentences
- "Please just wait for me… I have to tell you something!
- "As to whether there will be military exercises, please just wait and see.
- When she was gone, Ari said, " Let's just head upstairs.
- 6 6.1 (giving explanation) See examples: it's just that …6.2 (indicating possibility) See examples: it may just happenlo que pasa es que …you could just be in for a surprisepodría sucederpodrías llevarte una sorpresaExample sentences
- 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.
- The true pro might just set his stall out to repeat as best he can his peak form.
- De Villiers said at the time he felt he was up to it, and it looks like he may just get that chance.
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