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 184 phrases.

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


The fierce brother has bad plans.


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


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


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


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


Jane has three dogs to whom she gives much care.


Who doesn't like any bird?


That is a rather large book which you are reading.


Will love escape me, or will I escape love?


Brutus will kill Caesar within this year.


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


Trax doesn't want to want.


What are you doing?


I am loved by her, and she is loved by me.


I only buy the best food for my family.


Grain will be given to the poor citizens in the city center.


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


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


I was unable to read today.


They ask why you cannot go with us.


Was the officer in charge of the legion?


The father did not know that Molly has been killed by her boyfriend at her house.


Does anyone feel that the senator is covering his crimes?


Seth becomes very sad.


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


Gaius likes the prettiest girls in school.


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


Caesar was so drunk that he could not attack Gaul.


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


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


I am tired of school.


Love is only shown by friendship.


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


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


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


I come from the fields.


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


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


I gave money to the merchant selling the roses.


We did not know why he spoke sharply.


I heard that you would wander in the garden.


Death cannot hold He who is God.


By the end of the day, I will have made a wonderful gift for Father.


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


I love the song that my friend has made.


What is there to fear than fear itself?


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


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.


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