The boy was trampled by a horse.

21:40 Jan 9, 2002
English to Latin translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: The boy was trampled by a horse.
I need to write a comic strip in latin using only the passive voice.

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4 +1puer ab equo conculcatus est
Nigel Patterson



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puer ab equo conculcatus est

In general, the preposition 'ab' is used when the agent is a person and omitted when the agent is a thing. I have used 'ab equo' because the horse is a sentient being!

Nigel Patterson
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