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Today's Lesson
JUST IN CASE   万一に備えて、念のため


  • To do something just in case is to do it so that you're prepared if something else happens, especially when you think the chances that it'll happen are small.
  • just in case とは、特に、発生する可能性は低いと考えているけれども、何かが起きたときのために準備しておく、つまり、万一に備えて、という意味です。



  1. We probably won't get any more rain today, but take an umbrella just in case.
  2. I didn't think she'd need more than $30 for the day, but I gave her $50 just in case.
  3. The package should arrive tomorrow, but here's the number to call just in case it doesn't.

英会話レッスンEnjoy the day!