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A friends in need is a friend indeed


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12:06 Sep 27, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: A friends in need is a friend indeed
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5 +1Amicus in penuriibus, amicus de facto



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Amicus in penuriibus, amicus de facto

Dear Matthew,

a nice idiomatic translation.

Amicus: friend
In Penuriibus: in need, with problems, not in a comfortable situation
Amicus: friend
De Facto: indeed, a REAL friend.

No need for verbs in such a phrase... I hope it helped :)


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agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
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