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"Sonst würde er sie ja wohl kaum vertreten."

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January 14, 2013

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What does "ja wohl"add to the sentence?

January 14, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Soglio
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I tried "Otherwise he would hardly represent her well," but got the big red X. Is "wohl" not acceptably translated to "well" here? (I'm assuming the "ja" adds emphasis?)

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/karenskywalker

Maybe "Ja wohl" with "kaum" is a fixed costruction that means "hardly"??? Sorry if I'm wrong. I'm neither a native german speaker nor a native english speaker.

April 26, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/babykage

For "ja wohl", one may see it as an emphasis of mood/ tone, rather than a phrase with exact meaning. Know more here:http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1915451&langid=22

June 5, 2013
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