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Grammar Exercise B.3

Select the best English translation of the Greek sentences.

  1. ὁ Φίλιππος καὶ ἡ Μέλιττα μῦθον ἀπὸ τῆς Μυρρίνης ἀκούειν ἐθέλουσιν.
      a. Myrrhine wishes to hear the story from Philip and Melissa.
      b. Philip wishes to tell a story to Melissa and Myrrhine.
      c. Philip wishes to hear a story from Melissa and Myrrhine.
      d. Philip and Melissa wish to hear the story from Myrrhine.
  2. ὁ δοῦλος λέγει· “ἆρ' ἐμὲ καλεῖς, ὦ παῖ; ἀλλ' ἐγὼ τὸν κύνα ἀπ' ἐμοῦ ἀπελαύνω.”
      a. The slave says “Are you calling the dogs, child? But I am driving them away.”
      b. The slave says, “Are you calling me, child? But I am driving the dog away from me.”
      c. The child says, “Are you calling my dogs, slave? But I want to drive them away.”
      d. The child says, “Call my dogs, slave. For I want to drive you away.”
  3. πολλάκις με δάκνειν ἐπιθυμεῖ.
      a. He often wants to bite me.
      b. They often want to bite me.
      c. He is often able to bite me.
      d. They are often able to bite me.
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