Meaning: Describing something that will happen soon.
The new school year is just around the corner.
Christmas is just around the corner. What do you want from Santa?
Have you studied for the final exam yet? It’s just around the corner…
If Mother’s Day is just around the corner, what should you do?
A. You should call your mom and wish her a happy Mother’s Day.
B. You should start thinking about what you’re going to get your mom for Mother’s Day.
C. You should tell your mom you’re sorry that you forgot to call her on Mother’s Day.
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The correct answer is B. If Mother’s Day is just around the corner, it’s probably coming up next week – which means you need to start preparing for it.