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.

Which officer was in charge of the legion?


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


We will do great favors for him after his labor.


Have a wonderful and pleasant day!


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


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


My brother sleeps for a very long time.


Happy Birthday!


Can the traveler endure the wretched inn?


I am a farmer.


He says that Marcus called his brother.


I buy the best food for my family.


What is your name?


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


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


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


Have you persuaded her to marry you?


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


Why are you doing this?


It is allowed for you to cry at funerals.


You are much kinder than my cruel sister whose anger is the greatest of all my family.


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


I did not give the richer girl money.


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.


The son sought public office with help from his father.


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


We are the people.


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


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


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


He sleeps more often than I.


"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."


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


I come from the great farms with my loyal friends.


The farmers are happy on a good year.


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