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.

They ask why you cannot go with us.


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.


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


That isn't good for you to do.


The son sought public office with help from his father.


I am and will always be the angriest of all people to exist!


My father likes to read many books.


Milo was so tired that he slept on the road.


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


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


Eucleides says that school is the best.


He feels that his mother was killed.


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


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


Lucius gave bigger kisses to the most delightful girl.


It is necessary for students to study a second language.


Happy Birthday!


I gave money to the merchant selling the roses.


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


I only buy the best food for my family.


Can you hear that?


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


Marcus is always losing money.


Tomorrow, we will conquer the people of Rome by means of our plan, and without delay, we will prepare ourselves for the day!


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


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


I buy the best food for my family.


What will you buy?


Can the traveler endure the wretched inn?


The farmers are happy on a good year.


Why are you doing this?


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


He says that Marcus called his brother.


I can speak Latin.


Caesar was so drunk that he could not attack Gaul.


Julius reads sillier books than Maria.


A man is allowed to drink wine.


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


What is there to fear than fear itself?


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


I am a farmer.


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


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


I love you. Do you love me?


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


Was the officer in charge of the legion?


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


Few hope to resist the cavalry.


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.


Cicero was ignorant of the ambush at that time.


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