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18:38 Jan 18, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Untill there is nothing left
It is a phrase used when making a toast.
Mike
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5 +1quoad nihil remaneat!Nigel Patterson
5Usque adeo ut nihil supersit
flaviofbg


  

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Usque adeo ut nihil supersit


Explanation:
Dear Mike,

this is the easiest and most exact Latin translation.

Usque adeo ut: Until
Nihil: Nothing
Supersit: is left

"Is left" is subjunctive mode as required by conjuction "ut".

Hope it helps!

Flavio


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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 10:07
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
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1 day 17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
quoad nihil remaneat!


Explanation:
... in case you want something a little more concise for a toast!

quoad - until (used like this by Cicero)
remaneat - subjunctive to imply expectation

Nigel Patterson
United States
Local time: 03:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12

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