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Direct Object

In D'Ooge's book ( pg37 ) there is the exercise to translate:

Why does Galba's daughter give arms and weapons to the wicked farmers?

The translation is given as :

Cur filia Galbae agricolae malo arma et tela dat?

and I wrote:

Cur filia galbae argiolae malo armum et tellum dat?

I understood arms and weapons to be the dircet object and both are nuter, yet here they're in some other form? Or am I ...
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Lesson LXX (page 172) § 400

I've run into a somewhat complex sentence. I've had some issues understanding it and maybe someone can give me a hand.

Helvetii cum patrum nostrorum tempore domo profecti essent, consulis exercitum in fugam dederant

What do you think about my translation?
:arrow: In the time of our fathers, the Helvetians set out from home, they (the Helvetians) had put to flight the consul's army.

Is the ...
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Lesson XLII (page 107) § 240 Terror Cimbricus

I'm learning by myself with B. L. D'Ooge's Latin for Begginers. It was OK so far, having already done the learnlatin.tk course, the first 50 lessons or so were not an issue. But now I'm having trouble figuring out the following sentence from ex. 240
Copias novas non solum toti Italiae sed etiam provinciis sociorum imperavit

I'm having problems matching the adjectives and nouns. What do you think about this? (I've added the subject ...
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How long did it take you to complete the book?

How long did it take you to complete the book? Including how many hours a day you spent on it.

And, can you now read, write, and speak Latin fluently? Did you need much further studying?
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Verbs drills


I'm having a little trouble trying to organise verbs in to a format i can effectively drill on. I've been trying - although this might not be the best way - to group the verbs in their respective conjugations with all 4 principal parts and english meaning all laid out. PDF page 101 has it laid out in this manner but with only a few verbs and the thought of manually typing up and ...
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about appendix 1

1.D'ooge had given many other words than main 5 declension in appendix 1. Is it necessary to memorise all of them.
2.I could not understand the difference between hic and is. How are they used? Are they both necessary?
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easy method to memorise declension and conjugation

Which is the most easy method to memorise declension and conjugation? As I use english as third language declension songs are not helping me.
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The Everything Learning Latin Book.

Hey I was wondering if anyone here know a book called ''The Everything Learning Latin Book.'' I checked Google but I couldn't find a download link for it. Also checked the library...(stupid idea but I tried) and found nothing.

Here's an image to to get your memory going..
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Little help with a translation please.

I want to get a tattoo saying "I'll do anything because I love you", but I want it in Latin. I think I've got it right, but as its a tattoo and for ever, just want to double check. I worked it out as "facio quis quod amor tu"

Thanks for your help
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Flashcards for D'Ooge's LFB

Hello everyone,

Jeff, I have a useful some useful information --flashcards-- on a link here that is not self-serving; it would be genuinely beneficial to those people wanting to learn Latin via D'Ooge's Latin for Beginners,I believe. I hope that it is alright if I post where they can be searched for, if I do not post a link.

I have been making some electronic flashcards and storing them on flashcardmachine.com, in the flashcard database ...
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