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Latin 113: Key to Sample First Midterm Examination



Give the Latin for the following.

  1. you (pl.) used to be able
    poteratis

  2. most difficult (neut. acc. pl.)
    difficillima

  3. to have lifted/removed
    sustulisse

  4. briefly
    breviter

  5. we were lying/telling falsehoods
    mentiebamur

  6. more time (abl.)
    plure temporis

  7. to have followed
    secutus esse

  8. they were going in (ineo)
    inibant

  9. a certain messenger (acc.)
    nuntium quendam

  10. to have suspected
    suspicatus esse

  11. to be about to send
    missurus esse

  12. military forces (acc.)
    vires

  13. you (pl.) were growing angry
    irascebamini

  14. to have put/positioned
    posuisse

  15. to acquire
    adipisci

  16. I was standing
    stabam

  17. more swiftly
    celerius

  18. to have returned/given back
    reddidisse

  19. worse (fem. dat. sg.)
    peiori

  20. you (sg.) were deceiving
    decipiebas


Translate the following into idiomatic Latin

  1. The girls used to say that they [i.e., the girls] would never give orders to his slaves. [Do not use iubeo]
    puellae negabant se servis eius umquam imperaturas esse.

  2. To foolish young men, wars are a source of great delight/passion.
    iuvenibus stultis bella magnae voluptati sunt.

  3. You (pl.) don't think the enemy did this, do you?
    num hostis hoc fecisse putatis?

  4. Having threatened the senate, he did not dare to trust his own friends.
    senatui minatus, amicis suis credere non ausus est.

  5. He asserted that the women had stood in his way.
    mulieres/feminas sibi obstitisse affirmavit.


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