One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Almost exactly; nearly.‘he can do just about anything’
nearly, almost, practically, all but, virtually, as good as, more or less, close to, nigh on, to all intents and purposes, not far offView synonyms
- ‘The human mind is very flexible and will find ways to justify just about anything.’
- ‘You can feast as never before; you can shop at all hours and you can buy just about anything.’
- ‘In the end I could stand it no more and even though it was just about time to go to bed, I went and washed my hair.’
- ‘There are links here to just about everything and anything to do with the periodic table.’
- ‘That obviously would be unacceptable to them, as it would be to just about anyone.’
- ‘It seems like some biotech companies will do just about anything to make a buck?’
- ‘We watered them in, and we've been giving them a drink just about every day since.’
- ‘He has a good understanding of rugby, and when he's on his game he can do just about anything.’
- ‘The medium seems to serve as a way to say just about anything and have the message picked up by the media.’
- ‘Huntley was also a man who must have thought he could get away with just about anything.’
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