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.

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


I am asking him to purchase a ship.


Publius is more manly than Paulus.


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.


We did not know why he spoke sharply.


I only buy the best food for my family.


To be or not to be.


They ask why you cannot go with us.


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


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


The power having been seized by the son, the father lived near the city center without a care.


We know that Cornelia is a Roman girl.


Concern wraps around my mind as I sit in my chair.


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.


Jones had started to overpower his enemy, but he quite quickly yielded to him.


The cruelest and richest king lived for a very long time, however with his death a more happy time was greatly brought up.


I know that Cornelius is a Roman senator.


I am tired of school.


He was closing the temple for two months.


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


Have you persuaded her to marry you?


I heard that you would wander in the garden.


What is there to fear than fear itself?


I came to serve, not to be served.


Money was a help for the poor.


Gaius likes the prettiest girls in school.


She will see how great the strength of their words had been.


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


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


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


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


I love the song that my friend has made.


My father likes to read many books.


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