Saying “only just” (which three of us have advocated above) often has the same nuance as saying that something has “only now” happened — that is, with the emphasis on the fact that it did not happen until now, and with an implication that it could reasonably have been expected to happen before now.
Good words, thanks. I'm trying to find out with Hildy1 if he (or she) recognises this implication and emphasis you have just said about from context, since Hildy said us that at place of his origin (or residence) they don't use "just" with "only". I hope now Hildy will understand my question much better.
For people like me who don't use "only just", these are possible forms:
- I have just discovered this musician.
- I (have) just discovered this musician recently.
- I have only recently discovered this musician.
- I have just now discovered this musician.
- I have only now discovered this musician.