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Not Sure About This Sentence

Postby Meowth » Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:33 pm

this morning i've got a latin exam (hope i did it well) but one sentence i couldn't translate well


etiam si antea magno ore me terruit, nunc, ut mea opinio est, auxilium a me impetrare studet


i translated it like :


also, if its big mouth terrified me before, now, as in my opinion, it dedicates to beg me help

did it well ?


pl i'm not sure about this, since my mothertongue isn't english but spanish, maybe i did some mistake too in my translation into english :oops:

thanks in advance :wink:
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Re: Not Sure About This Sentence

Postby benissimus » Tue Aug 23, 2005 6:00 pm

Meowth wrote:etiam si antea magno ore me terruit, nunc, ut mea opinio est, auxilium a me impetrare studet

also, if its big mouth terrified me before, now, as in my opinion, it dedicates to beg me help

ut mea opinio "as is my opinion" (typo?), but more importantly:
auxilium a me impetrare studet "he is eager to obtain help from me"
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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Re: Not Sure About This Sentence

Postby Meowth » Tue Aug 23, 2005 7:01 pm

benissimus wrote:
Meowth wrote:etiam si antea magno ore me terruit, nunc, ut mea opinio est, auxilium a me impetrare studet

also, if its big mouth terrified me before, now, as in my opinion, it dedicates to beg me help

ut mea opinio "as is my opinion" (typo?), but more importantly:
auxilium a me impetrare studet "he is eager to obtain help from me"




me in ablative case, right ?



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