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- South African informal Used as an expression of embarrassment, apology, or world-weariness: ja well, you’ve seen it allMore example sentences
- Dave's comment on the matter when I told him the story was simply; ‘ja well, now you know why there are not that many hang-gliders and micro-lights flying around in Transkei hey - especially in the mating season!’
- Ja well, that doesn't work. My will power is weak lol.
ja well no fine
- South African informal Used to express a non-committal, resigned, or ironical attitude.Example sentences
- Ja, well no fine! Just been to Lesotho two weeks ago, hey? Mmmm, you like the place, hey? Ja, boet, it's the best!
- Erm, ja, well, no, fine officer. My son must have stolen it, for I never knew about it. And I certainly never used it!
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