Latin Phrases (G)
cogito ergo doleo.
I think therefore I am depressed.
sona si Latine loqueris.
Honk if you speak Latin.
ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum!
Don't you dare erase my hard disk!
catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam.
I have a catapult. Give me all the money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head.
illiud Latine dici non potest.
You can't say that in Latin.
Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre?
Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?
Non possum credere me totum edisse.
I can't believe I ate the whole thing.
Vescere bracis meis.
Eat my shorts.
Noli habere bovis, vir.
Don't have a cow, man!
Puto vos esse molestissimos.
I think that you are very annoying.
Veni, vidi, territus sum, curcurri!
I came, I saw, I got scared, I ran!
Veni, vidi, volo in domum redire.
I came, I saw, I want to go home.
Tua consilia omnia nobis clariora sunt quam lux. Tu delenda est.
All your plans are clearer than light to us. You must be destroyed.
I hate broccoli.
Quo usque tandem abutere patentia nostra?
How long are you going to abuse our patience?
Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.
If you can read this, you are overeducated.
Ille sine toga per viam curret.
That man is running through the street without a toga.
Ecce potestas casei.
Behold the power of cheese.
Ubi est bibula?
Where's the beef?
Tu gestas mei cuniculum.
You are wearing my rabbit.
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