Actually I came across multiple situations in my thoughts where i came across the words 'for + verb' amd always wonder how to translate them.

'thanks for helping me'? Is an example though. Can i use a gerund dative for this like so?:

Gratias tibi ago mihi iuvando

  • Normally, We'd translate such sentences with the conjunction 'quod' "gratias tibi ago quod me adiuves"
    – user11898
    Apr 23, 2023 at 23:05
  • @Kai: Literally: "I give thanks to you for the helping to/ for me." Do you think it works?
    – tony
    Apr 24, 2023 at 8:37
  • @ManuelCauãRebouças If you cite some sources on that, you could make that an answer.
    – cmw
    Jun 6, 2023 at 4:55
  • @cmw There's a quote like this in Cicero. I think it's "liberas" I once saw it in the grammar I use.
    – user11898
    Jun 7, 2023 at 22:43


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