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upon our work depend mens lives


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13:55 Aug 25, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: upon our work depend mens lives
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5vitae hominum ex labore nostro pendent.
David Wigtil
4 -1vitae hominum ex laborum nostro pendentTudor Soiman



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vitae hominum ex labore nostro pendent.

VITAE HOMINUM: "people's lives, the lives of people" [VITAE=(THE) lives, HOMINUM=of people]

EX LABORE NOSTRO: "from/on our labor/effort"

PENDENT: "(they) hang/depend"


David Wigtil
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Local time: 00:33
Native speaker of: English
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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
vitae hominum ex laborum nostro pendent

laborum is genitive, m.

Tudor Soiman
Local time: 07:33
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian

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disagree  David Wigtil: "ex" requires ablative case, not genitive, and any adjective must agree with the noun it modifies.
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