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A process now in progress, with no agent

Suppose I want to say: Maybe your appetite is a sign of returning health. One possibility: Fortasse orexis tua sānitātem portendit revertentem. I'm not sure that revertor carries this metaphor as ...
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edere panem vs. comedere panem

Consider the following minimal pair: edere panem 'to eat (the) bread' comedere panem 'to eat up the bread' When a resultative prefix is present (e.g. com- in comedere), panem is necessarily understood ...
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What are the different ways to express present continuous tense in Latin?

Latin doesn't have present continuous tense. How to express present continuous tense?
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