just want(ed) to (do something)

just want(ed) to (do something)

Used as a polite or tactful introduction to something one is about to say or ask. Before you go, I just want to ask if you're doing OK. You've seemed a little off the past few days. We all just wanted to tell you how grateful we are for your hard work over the years. Hey, Tom. Just wanted to come by and wish you a safe journey to Tokyo!
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