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Using PP Predicatively

Postby Ursinus » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:29 am

Can you use the PP predicatively? For example, suppose I want to say "He is the undisputed victor." Could I translate this thus: "Hic est victor indisputatus." If so-- if at all besides context-- to be distinguished from "He was the undisputed victor"?
In hoc enim fallimur, quod mortem prospicimus" -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Re: Using PP Predicatively

Postby RandyGibbons » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:51 pm

It would appear from sections 495 - 497 in Allen and Greenough that you can.
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Re: Using PP Predicatively

Postby Ursinus » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:37 pm

Thanks. I had seen it used like that several times, but was suspicious because some of the material was from readers.
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