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Trying to get a three-word phrase correct

In my job I am asked to put a figure (for the time a job will take) on pieces of work (complex software), for the Sales department to then convince customers to buy. Often the Sales department come ...
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World War One: Opening Moves

On Q "We Are Triumphant While Our enemy Sleeps" the comment was made: "Remember the Schlieffen Plan? Brilliant; inspired gamble; but, it could have only have worked if the belligerent nations had ...
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Translation help, especially with “cum bello cupiendo”

I found the following translation exercise online: To say nothing of Philip, whom he rendered an enemy to the Romans, though at a distance from him, Antiochus was the most powerful of all kings ...
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Ergo, per circulus in demonstrando sequitur contradictio ex praemissa

I want to capture the meaning of saying, Thus, contradiction follows from the premises by circular reasoning. I'm fully aware of the logical problems of the content of the statement. My concern ...
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Translation of natus est in morte

I thought this means born in death but I’m not sure. Can anyone help me out I never studied Latin seriously
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“Tears in rain” monologue in Latin

I've just read a Latin translation of the famous "Tears in rain" speech in the Blade Runner film. See its source in: I've seen things... "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships ...
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Translation of Odyssey Book I lines 52–54

I wasn't entirely happy with any of the translations I found online, so I was forced to attempt my own: "...crafty Atlas, who knows the full depths of the sea, and holds, himself, the towering ...