jakby ne

English translation: (and) no wonder/ (and)indeed/why, ...

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Czech term or phrase:jakby ne
English translation:(and) no wonder/ (and)indeed/why, ...
Entered by: Timoshka

03:46 Feb 5, 2018
Czech to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History
Czech term or phrase: jakby ne
From a Czech World War I soldier's journal: "Žízeň a hlad, obojí nás obtěžovalo. Jakby ne, již třetí den neviděli jsme žádný kousek chleba."

I'm guessing (key word: guessing!) this means something like: "Thirst and hunger both troubled us. And why wouldn't they? For the third day already we hadn't seen a single piece of bread." Of course, this is just a guess based on context...
Timoshka
Local time: 20:52
(and) no wonder/ (and)indeed/why, ...
Explanation:
I would not repeat the thirst and hunger, just: and no wonder, for three days... or: (and) indeed, for three days... etc. IMO :)

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Note added at 28 mins (2018-02-05 04:15:38 GMT)
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You could also say: After all, for three days....etc.
After all - again having an explanatory meaning here, giving a reason.
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Hannah Geiger
United States
Local time: 21:52
Grading comment
Thank you, Hannah!
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(and) no wonder/ (and)indeed/why, ...


Explanation:
I would not repeat the thirst and hunger, just: and no wonder, for three days... or: (and) indeed, for three days... etc. IMO :)

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Note added at 28 mins (2018-02-05 04:15:38 GMT)
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You could also say: After all, for three days....etc.
After all - again having an explanatory meaning here, giving a reason.

Hannah Geiger
United States
Local time: 21:52
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Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thank you, Hannah!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Stuart Hoskins
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agree  Jirina Nevosadova
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agree  Jiri Lonsky
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agree  Dylan Edwards
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