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Hi John, nice to see you. Come on in.
Thanks Richard. I just came by to bring back that book you lent me.

Chat 6 - language points



To be about to (do something)  Indicates that something will happen very soon or imminently. 

I think it's about to rain.

He's about to score a goal!

She was about to go out when the telephone rang.

He was about to cut the grass when it started to rain.

To have just (done something) Indicates something that has recently


I've just seen Sarah.

She looks so happy. She's just passed her driving test.

The guest speaker has just arrived. The talk will be starting soon.

Hello John, I've just arrived at work and I realize that I've left my

briefcase behind.


Wonder by R. J. Palacio