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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The great woman cooked good food for my serious brothers and sisters.


Knowledge can kill the strongest of men.


To realize the mistakes that I have made makes me sad.


Who is the small boy whom the larger, more powerful man is threatening? Does he need help? I will help him before the man hurts him.


I buy the best food for my family.


In one month, I will ask Janet, "Did you cook the cow for two or three hours?"


Many sons knew that they were inheriting their parents' property.


The lucky boy finds the small (virgin) girl next to the beautiful roses.


We ate Mom's excellently cooked food with joy.


They sailed the worst river.


The mother's third son most courageously saw his rather delightful girlfriend, but he had not told his mother and the very angry mother therefore troubled him viciously.


I love the song that my friend has made.


We are the people.


Does anyone feel that the senator is covering his crimes?


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


The mother asked her children not to run in the garden.


The boy and girl had come to the school yesterday.


Caesar was so drunk that he could not attack Gaul.


I gave money to the merchant selling the roses.


Few hope to resist the cavalry.


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.


I hope that Latin never dies!


For me, email shall never replace written letters. These letters are more personal and representative of its author, and because of this we cannot defer.


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


His mother having been killed, he returned home.


I can play some games, but I have more work to do first.


Will love escape me, or will I escape love?


Love is only shown by friendship.


The fierce brother has bad plans.


Do not tell me who you are; it is better to tell the king your name.


The good man gave his beautiful wife a kiss, and with much love, he said, "I love you with all my heart."


Did anyone trust the words of the senator today?


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


Every heart bears a secret within itself, but it is these secrets that define us and how we live in this world.


Seth becomes very sad.


With the boy wanting to give the girl some roses, the father endured having been persuaded to allow this.


David said that he had secretly gone with Sylvia to the temple because he had wanted to marry her.


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


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


The faithful soldier guarded the powerful king from the bad people.


It is allowed for you to cry at funerals.


Marcus is always losing money.


Her heart was more broken than his (heart).


My brother sleeps for a very long time.


With him willing, all will be led.


Trax doesn't want to want.


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


That isn't good for you to do.


I knowing the truth wish to give it, but that feels like a lost dream.


Do you think that the father ought to read books to his son?


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