"Ik denk het wel!"

Translation:I think so!

12/24/2017, 1:15:28 PM

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Is this one of those "it is what it is" phrases? Also, is "I really think that." correct?

5/18/2018, 11:37:44 AM

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So, this would be used tp make a semi-firm commitment to a proposition?

6/22/2018, 12:49:32 AM

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I am guessing that wel acts as an intensifier, so that it is useful to contradict a previous statement with which you disagree, or to stress your preferred option in a discussion. Seems like a handy little phrase.

Peter: John does not like golf. John: Ik houd wel van golf!

I do like golf. I do so like golf. I certainly do like it. I beg to differ: I like golf a lot.

So Ik denk het wel is open to many translations in English.

I do think so, I believe so!, I firmly believe (that), We would be well advised (to), I am convinced (the government should) etc

2/12/2019, 9:33:10 AM
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