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upon our work depend mens lives

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13:55 Aug 25, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: upon our work depend mens lives
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5vitae hominum ex labore nostro pendent.
David Wigtil
4 -1vitae hominum ex laborum nostro pendentTudor Soiman


  

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vitae hominum ex labore nostro pendent.


Explanation:
VITAE HOMINUM: "people's lives, the lives of people" [VITAE=(THE) lives, HOMINUM=of people]

EX LABORE NOSTRO: "from/on our labor/effort"

PENDENT: "(they) hang/depend"

--Loquamur



David Wigtil
United States
Local time: 07:36
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 60
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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
vitae hominum ex laborum nostro pendent


Explanation:
laborum is genitive, m.

Tudor Soiman
Local time: 14:36
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  David Wigtil: "ex" requires ablative case, not genitive, and any adjective must agree with the noun it modifies.
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