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\\"Sue the bastards!"

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03:11 Jun 4, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents / litigation, humorous natured
English term or phrase: \\"Sue the bastards!"
a tongue-in-cheek slogan for a lawyer's office
reid
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5 +1litem intende vappis!
flaviofbg


  

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litem intende vappis!


Explanation:
Dear Reid,

there you have one possibility!

Litem intende!= this is an imperative phrase which means "Sue!", and its object needs to be in dative case:

vappis=since "bastard" (nothis, in dative plural) would mean just "Illegitimate children" and not just "bad people", I have taken the liberty of using "vappa" (dat pl=vappis, which is the one you need here), which means "brat, good-for-nothing", in a pejorative sense to refer to a... "bastard" :)

Hope it helps!


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flaviofbg
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