For context I do not know if it matters it’s from a male to another male. The nature of our friendship has changed.

  • is this "do you remember the good times?" or "I command you to remember the good times." can also be "I remember the good times" it matters. why? cause Latin is a mood language. May 11, 2023 at 20:46

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"Remember the good old times." would be "Memento bonorum veterum temporum.".

Latin for "remember" is the defective verb "memini", and its imperative is the irregular "memento", and its object goes in the genitive case.

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    Please don't translate idioms word-for-word. :(
    – Cairnarvon
    Apr 22, 2023 at 15:00
  • @Cairnarvon How do you recognize when something is an idiom? Apr 22, 2023 at 15:50

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