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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Brutus will kill Caesar within this year.


He sleeps more often than I.


She saw herself.


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.


"I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End," says the Lord, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."


Eucleides says that school is the best.


Have you persuaded her to marry you?


Fabius led his horses home lest they become frightened by the storm.


Knowledge can kill the strongest of men.


I was unable to read today.


Which officer was in charge of the legion?


A man is allowed to drink wine.


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


The queen offered the world to the soldiers.


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


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


Jane has three dogs to whom she gives much care.


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


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


Anyone will like a house covered with ivy.


Rufus is a Roman boy, and Julia is a Roman girl.


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


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


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


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


Who are you?


When Claudius and Cato were consuls, the pursuing Gallians being led by Vercingetorix were repulsed by the Roman soldiers, with Caeser leading.


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


Why are you doing this?


While Caesar was alive, Horus did not go to Rome.


The farmers are happy on a good year.


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


Give the statue to me, now!


We will give nonexistent money to him since that man is greedy.


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


I know that Cornelius is a Roman senator.


My father likes to read many books.


I can speak Latin.


This man's son will work with me tomorrow, and his daughter will show my sister her house in three hours all day.


We are the people.


The father and mother married and had six sons and four daughters.


Prepare to die!


With her son, Stuart, having been given a kiss by his girlfriend, Julia, the mother knew that her son was growing into a young man.


I came to serve, not to be served.


The rich king was given a very comfortable bed by his soldiers today.


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


Are you the king, Julius?


With the Sword of Great Wisdom, I defeated my most difficult enemy.


What is there to fear than fear itself?


Marcus is always losing money.


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