English Phrases

Here is a list of some phrases in English with their Latin equivalents meant to showcase how the English sentence looks like in Latin.

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"How are you?" said Jack. "I am well," Celia said to him.


It is bad to love money, but it is good to give it.


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


Marcus is always losing money.


A man is allowed to drink wine.


Gaius likes the prettiest girls in school.


Aurora knows that her friend greatly loves her. Her friend also knows that he is very greatly loved by Aurora.


I heard that Cornelia was going to the shop; however, I also heard that her friend had already bought the shoes that she was searching for.


He bought flowers in order to please her.


Do you see the large mountains, King?


Eucleides says that school is the best.


I will not grow to be much bigger.


I come from the fields.


I am tired of school.


Fabius wrote a poem a little longer than the poem of Claudius.


My wife was carried by me across the threshold of the house.


That isn't good for you to do.


You are much kinder than my cruel sister whose anger is the greatest of all my family.


You are my best friend, and we will be best friends forever.


He sleeps more often than I.


In Italy, when madness was ruling, several senators marched into ships.


Caesar was so drunk that he could not attack Gaul.


In 13 days, I will become the ninth dictator of the fifth nation, and I will with honor make peace on behalf of the second council that has twelve people in it.


I found my smallest object with my good friend, and I placed it in my shoe so no one can find it.


Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image…"


The dying old man was wanting to walk, but he could not.


Publius is more manly than Paulus.


I heard that you had wandered in the garden.


The knight offered the flower to the daughter of the king.


Don't make me angry; you won't like me when I am angry.


I was unable to read today.


I ran more quickly than her, but Hank ran the most quickly of us.


This is the eighth day to dine.


Lucius gave bigger kisses to the most delightful girl.


Trax doesn't want to want.


My twelfth dog ran to my seventh cow in three open fields.


I will lead in the war that the greedy, most evil king began.


Did he give you your book, Marcus?


It is necessary for students to study a second language.


Yesterday, when Antonia was walking to the store, she saw a strange man.


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


To love money is bad and can lead you to a worse life.


Knowledge can kill the strongest of men.


I hear that you were wandering in the garden.


With the slave having been accused, the master left.


The angry Jack said to his foolish friend, "You are loving that girl, Max? She is a very horrible girl whom you love!"


Did anyone trust the words of the senator today?


We will rejoice all summer.


Cicero will speak in two hours.


Can you hear that?


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