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just looking

This page is about the conversational phrase just looking

Meaning

You can say this to a shop assistant if you don't need their help while you're looking at things.

For example

  • "Can I help you?"
    "No thanks. Just looking."

  • A shop assistant whispered to his friend, "That guy over there said 'just lurking' instead of 'just looking'!"

Quick Quiz

You're most likely to say "Just looking" if you're

a. in a department store

b. in an art gallery

c. in a cinema

Contributor: Matt Errey