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21:43 Dec 3, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: simple relative or relaive clause
Nemo erat qui istum hominem turpem defenderet.
J.P.
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5 +1There was no-one who defended that evil man
flaviofbg


  

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There was no-one who defended that evil man


Explanation:
Dear JP.

"qui istum hominem turpem defenderet" is a relative clause.

qui: nemo (pronoun: noone WHO)
istum hominem turpem: object of the relative clause verb, that evil man.
defenderet: defended... subjunctive, with a "possibility" connotation.

Hope it helps, Flavio


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