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just after vs. right after #1 (permalink) Sat Jul 24, 2010 17:49 pm   just after vs. right after
 

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ESL/EFL Test #187 "Idioms and expressions with 'just': 'just about', 'just before'", question 3

Can I get pregnant ......... my period has finished?

(a) just then
(b) just after
(c) just over
(d) just about

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ESL/EFL Test #187 "Idioms and expressions with 'just': 'just about', 'just before'", answer 3

Can I get pregnant just after my period has finished?

Correct answer: (b) just after
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just after vs. right after #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 24, 2010 18:11 pm   just after vs. right after
 

You could use 'right' instead in this context. Just after = immediately after.
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just after vs. right after #3 (permalink) Sat Jul 24, 2010 19:58 pm   just after vs. right after
 

Hi,

'Just after' suggests 'following' and 'right after' suggests a logical consequence.

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