just about


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just about

Almost, very nearly, as in This job is just about done, or At just about midnight we'll uncork the champagne. This phrase is sometimes used alone, as in Are you finished yet?-Just about. It uses about in the sense of "nearly," a usage dating from the early 1600s.
See also: just

just about

Almost; very nearly: This job is just about done.
See also: just