Alatius wrote:"it is being fought" (if you can say that in English?)
adrianus wrote:You certainly can: "A battle is being fought right now over there."
adrianus wrote:Not "so bravely", I think, but "thus [or 'so' with following punctuation // momenti est signum sequente], bravely by our ones, by the enemy steadily..."
Dicitur certé. Non "tam" sed "sic" hîc traditur "ita", obiter.
Alatius wrote:adrianus wrote:I wondered if you in English can use "It is being fought" as a purely impersonal construction. I highly doubt you can do that with intransitive verbs at least; for example "It is being gone to the fields" does not sound grammatical to me. (It would work in Swedish though.)