From Latin to English - Can You Do It?

 Latin is one of the most fascinating, complicated and... quite dead languages of the world. It has loaned words and phrases to many other languages, including French, Spanish, English and many others. Will the similarity to other languages help you figure out what these Latin phrases would look like in English? Let's find out!
 
 
Meaning: Something that happens in practice but not officially or by law
Only fact
From fact
Fact is law
Fact is ground
 
 
This is a political statement. What does it say?
I am not led, I lead
I am not a slave, I master
I am a master, not a servant
I am not conquered, I conquer
 
 
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Water of Life
Water creates life
Life creates water
Watered blood (coward)
 
 
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Thus always to tyrants
There will always be tyrants
Seek simple tyrants
Death to tyrants
 
 
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Through fire nature is reborn
Burn all that is unnatural
All sinners must die by fire
Nature and fire are to be worshipped
 
 
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He who conquers himself, conquers
He who conquers, conquers only himself
Conquer those who cannot conquer you
The conquer is complete when one conquers himself
 
 
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Something for something
Let's trade
A coin for a service
A favor for a favor
 
 
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To infinity
Until stopped
Continuously
Until born
 
 
This phrase means someone who is in control of his/her mind.
Sound mind
Straight mind
Shining mind
Strong mind
 
 
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Love conquers all
Love conquers hate
Love is holy
Love conquers nothing
 
 
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First among equals
Senior politician
The complete ruler, be it king, emperor or general
First among firsts
 
 
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Firm ground
Another name for Earth
Hard ground
Enemy ground
 
 
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This phrase means one must be careful when appointing a guardian, and make sure someone is watching them as well.
Who watches the watchmen?
Whom does the watchman watch?
Until the watchmen come (phrase for rioters)
All watchmen hate other watchmen
 
 
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This is used in psychology to speak of people with memory loss or babies who are just beginning to understand.
Blank slate
Noisy baby
Troubled life
No future
 
 
What does this Latin phrase say?
The meaning is one who enters the thick of the action in its middle, or doing something else right now.
Into the middle of things
Middle of life
Middle of the enemy
Middle height
 
Shall We Try Again?
So you're not big on Latin. Big deal, it's not like you need to use this dead language. That said, understanding a bit of Latin can be great fun for anecdotes and quotes, as well as making other languages a little easier to learn, such as Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
 
You've Got Latin Knowledge!
Unlike most people, you actually know quite a few Latin phrases and the meaning of the words inside them. Either that or you're just very logical and observant. Either way, good on you! If you'd like to see where you did go wrong, click on 'Show Mistakes' to see the full answers.
 
You're a Latin Expert!
You have forgotten NOTHING from your Latin studies, we see. You were not only able to understand the meaning of these phrases but the individual words within! Congratulations on getting high scores. You really aced this one.
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