Example sentences of "is just [that] " in BNC.

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1 ‘ It is just that after much brainwork in Rome I have thought to give myself a little holiday on this famous Capri Island . ’
2 It is just that it could have been more meaningful and less unpleasant had it felt a touch more like a pilgrimage than a harsh , faceless drive for productivity .
3 And it is just that : a point of view , a vision , put forward through a fine prose style , that gives the work of Frazer a position above that of other scholars of equal erudition and perhaps greater ingenuity , and which gives him an inevitable and growing influence over the contemporary mind .
4 It is just that I want to be free . ’
5 It is just that they show a very late timing of their sleep/wake rhythm with respect to normal time-cues .
6 It is just that they have both been at it too often recently .
7 It is described as a comic love story for clumsy people , and it is just that : endearing , touching , and very , very funny .
8 It is just that politicians in power do show a tendency to become rather bogged down by the business in hand , and battered women , ill-educated toddlers and the tax status of child-minders have , for perfectly understandable reasons , so far not succeeded in exercising their imaginations .
9 It is just that their claim to power is completely out-of-date .
10 It is just that I do n't know what the man will do .
11 It is just that some days , and at some times , often in the early hours of the morning , sometimes this is what it feels like ; sometimes it gets me too .
12 I hope you do not think me unduly vain with regard to this last matter ; it is just that one never knows when one might be obliged to give out that one is from Darlington Hall , and it is important that one be attired at such times in a manner worthy of one 's position .
13 It is just that there are so many of them concerned with skin colour , each one having such a small effect , that they seem to blend .
14 Those making the decisions have become in a precise sense semi-literate : they can read and write , it is just that they seldom do .
15 ‘ It is n't to say The Wedding Present just treat it like a job , it is just that they have natural courtesy and manners .
16 It is just that going to the cinema has become inexorably linked with the purchase and consumption of such foods .
17 Everyone has some quality they like , even if it is just that you are kind to animals .
18 The first problem here is that the brevity of Scaevola 's response ( even by his standards three words is modest ) leaves it unclear whether he means that the debtors are not freed from any liability , or whether it is just that they are not freed from liabilities contracted after the first will was made .
19 It is just that there have been ‘ colossal changes in the transfer mechanisms ’ , he says , and widespread use of blood products , and increased homosexual promiscuity are but two of them .
20 It is just that in that particular situation he had to act as he did , and to have acted differently would have meant that he would have been in the wrong though not for the same reason .
21 It is just that I believe they are probably more rare than is claimed .
22 It is just that we Russians are living in unbearably horrible conditions .
23 It is just that I am trying to find ways of helping him through the first bad spell of his career .
24 ‘ I suppose it is just that I have led a more open life than you .
25 ‘ The reason for this is just that in these matters custom makes us reason and judge so quickly , or rather we recall the judgments previously made about similar things ; and thus we fail to distinguish the difference between these operations and a simple sense perception ’ .
26 I have a sensation of heat as I approach the fire ; but when I approach the same fire too closely , I have a sensation of pain ; so there is nothing to convince me that something in the fire resembles heat , any more than the pain ; it is just that there must be something in it ( whatever this may turn out to be ) that produces the sensations of heat or pain .
27 It is just that he no longer thinks that filling every cavity is one of them .
28 It is not , indeed , ruled out by the logic of the naturalistic fallacy that degree of goodness and degree of pleasurableness might coincide , it is just that once one is free of the fallacy one will no longer see any reason to hold this .
29 It is just that we do treat them as propositions which need no justification but which can justify others .
30 It is just that they have no other choice .
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