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Latin translation: Quomodo tibi opem feram?

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English term or phrase:how may I help you
Latin translation:Quomodo tibi opem feram?
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas
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02:19 Jan 10, 2003
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: how may I help you
I am writing a cartoon where the owner of a small shop is introducing herself and offering her services. Such as "My name is Sue. Welcome to Kohl's. How may I help you?"
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Quomodo tibi opem feram?
Explanation:
Lit., 'In what way I bring you help?'

Substitute 'vobis' for 'tibi'. if you are addressing more than one person.

quomodo - ablative of means (adverbial)
tibi - dative of indirect object
opem - accusative of direct object
feram - deliberative subjunctive (present tense because referring to future time)
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Joseph Brazauskas
United States
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Thanks so much! It helps a lot to be on websites like this! It's very hard with limited resources and limited knowledge to put phrases together. I appreciate everyone's help!
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Quomodo tibi opem feram?


Explanation:
Lit., 'In what way I bring you help?'

Substitute 'vobis' for 'tibi'. if you are addressing more than one person.

quomodo - ablative of means (adverbial)
tibi - dative of indirect object
opem - accusative of direct object
feram - deliberative subjunctive (present tense because referring to future time)

Joseph Brazauskas
United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 367
Grading comment
Thanks so much! It helps a lot to be on websites like this! It's very hard with limited resources and limited knowledge to put phrases together. I appreciate everyone's help!
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