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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There are currently 185 phrases.

Never trust the Greeks, and beware their gifts!


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


We know that Cornelia is a Roman girl.


Have you persuaded her to marry you?


I am a farmer.


I will give all the glory of my heart to God who is king.


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


It is necessary for students to study a second language.


Gaius likes the prettiest girls in school.


Lucius gave bigger kisses to the most delightful girl.


Although the queen had been captured by the king's worst enemies, the king's soldiers did not immediately prepare to save her.


It is allowed for you to cry at funerals.


Which officer was in charge of the legion?


I was unable to read today.


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


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


Her heart was more broken than his (heart).


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


He was the angriest between the friends.


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.


His mother having been killed, he returned home.


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


Give the money to me!


Although I was absent, my friends at school read through this great book without me.


That isn't good for you to do.


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


Money was a help for the poor.


Everything I can do, you can do better, and this annoys me.


The boy and girl had come to the school yesterday.


To eat in the inn was a good fortune for the tired travelers.


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


Brutus will kill Caesar within this year.


Sally had been heard quite clearly by her husband Seth, but Seth will never be heard by his wife.


Can the traveler endure the wretched inn?


Publius is more manly than Paulus.


Does anyone feel that the senator is covering his crimes?


Do you see the large mountains, King?


Jesus died for you so that you would not live in everlasting grief.


Call your faithful husband today, my mother.


What is your name?


I love you. Do you love me?


I cannot hear you.


My sister use to wash me because of my youth, but I can now wash myself.


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


Prepare to die!


She saw herself.


With the slave having been accused, the master left.


Anyone will like a house covered with ivy.


To be or not to be.


My brother sleeps for a very long time.


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