just in case


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just in case

In the event that something does or does not happen. I brought some snacks for us, just in case we get stuck in traffic. Be sure to set two alarms, just in case the first one doesn't go off.
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just in case

in the event that (something happens). All right. I'll take it just in case. I'll take along some aspirin, just in case.
See also: case, just