English idiom – Around the corner

The Wold Cup starts on Thursday June 12th in Sao Paulo. 4 more days from today! 
The World Cup is just around the corner!
Around the corner is today’s English idiom. Can you imagine the meaning?
 Look at the sentence from above one more time.
The World Cup is just around the corner!
The world cup will start in 4 days, it will happen soon! The World Cup is close!
So around the corner can mean coming soon or close 🙂

Here are some more examples:
“Summer is just around the corner. It’s time to go shopping for new clothes! Yay!”
In the news:

Porsche’s 4-cylinder engine is 

just around the corner

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