not just

idiom

used to say that one thing is true and that another thing is also true
She's not just my friend, she's my lawyer.

Examples of not just in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Things that puncture not just plastic bags but human skin and flesh. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 8 Apr. 2024 When did Hank Aaron break the home run record Of course, 715 was not just another number to be broken. USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2024 Concerns are growing not just in the U.S. but also in Europe and Mexico that China will seek to bolster its own struggling economy with a wave of exports that could undercut factories overseas. Christopher Rugaber, Quartz, 8 Apr. 2024 Also, rules took effect in 2022 that allow low-income residents to enroll at any time of the year, not just during the annual open enrollment period. Julie Appleby, NPR, 8 Apr. 2024 The plaintiffs argue the rail yard in downtown Libby — where Resch once played in piles of vermiculite — was used for storage and not just transportation, meaning the railroad is not exempt. Matthew Brown, Fortune, 7 Apr. 2024 But for those who choose to promote paid-for or unregulated financial advice or products online, the regulator has provided some strict guidance: Risk warnings on TikTok and YouTube should be visible throughout videos containing financial promotions and not just feature in the post’s caption. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune Europe, 27 Mar. 2024 When it was released earlier this year, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown surprised players not just by resurrecting the long dormant franchise in stellar fashion but doing so by returning to the series’ roots. Christopher Cruz, Rolling Stone, 27 Mar. 2024 In other words, the federal government will one day soon be pressured by debt markets to look not just for revenues but for savings. Neal B. Freeman, National Review, 27 Mar. 2024

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“Not just.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20just. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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