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BLB Collar - section 50. II. exercises question

I started Collar's BLB a few days ago and I'm running into a confusing point that he never really explains/provides an example for in the section 50 exercises.

Here is the original English and my Latin sentence, without the marks for long vowels:

The gift is pleasing to the good friend.
<i>Donum amico bono est gratum.</i>

The broad cup is pleasing to the new pupil.
<i>Poculum latum est discipulo novo gratum.</i>

As you can see, ...
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Translation please.

Could somebody please translate this for me into english?

Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari?

Thank you.
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Attack!

What are the implied/stylistic differences between oppugnare, aggriedor, and that one meaning of petere?
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Latin translator wanted

Hi I run a tattoos related website and currently use translators for arabic/sanskrit/hindi/chinese etc, I would really like to add Latin to the list so that people could get phrases for the basis of a tattoo as its quite popular.

If anyone is interested please email me, I pay £2 per phrase.

Regards
ww.tattoos-by-design.co.uk
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sentences confirmation 2

Forum:

Note: Continuation of final seven sentences from initial e-mail titled, "sentences confirmation."

8. Experience teaches.
-- Experentia docet.

9. The Goddess ought to show her pictures to me.
-- Dea picturas mihi monstrare debet.

10. Minerva ought to teach the girl.
-- Minerva puellam docere debeo.

11. We ought to give houses to the inhabitants of Lydia.
-- Incolis Lydiae, casas debemus donare.

12. Give me wisdom, Goddess.
-- Dea, dona me sapientia.

13. ...
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sentences confirmation

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Yes, can someone confirm the correctness of these first seven out of fourteen sentences (final seven in another e-mail titled, "sentences confirmation 2"):

1. The house is small, but it is pretty.
-- Casa est parva, sed pulchra est.

2. The girls are angry about the story.
-- Puellae iratae sunt de fabula.

3. The stories are new.
-- Fabulae novae sunt.

4. We are telling tales to the little girls.
-- Narramus puellae ...
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Ablative of place where

A sentence from Jenney:
"Hoc in loco ab animali interfectus sum."
Does the first part still translate to "in this place", despite "hoc" coming before "in"?
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I need help with translation from English to Latin

Hi everybody!

Could someone please give me a grammatically correct Latin translation of the following sentence?

"You did well to turn to our society."

Thanks a lot!
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3rd person imperatives

Could please shed some light on 3rd person imperatives? I don't exactly know the meaning of it, and its difference to the subjunctive. Could someone also give me a paradigm on its formation (including the rare passive forms), please?

VOBIS GRATIAS AGO
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feminae pulchram, correct syntax?

I just started reading D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners and I am now on part 2.

After going thru the singular and plural section I am left to conclude that, this is a correct Latin sentence?

"feminae pulchram" meaning "women are beautiful"

I am just asking, premature as it will seem to most, is if I am headed in the right direction?
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