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I will donate generously if you can translate this quote to Latin:

"There is a snake lurking in the grass."

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Hello,

“Latet anguis in herba“ is the original Latin quote that we read in Virgil’s Bucolics, Eclogue III,line 93, where a shepherd called Damoetas says exactly:
”O pueri, fugite hinc, latet anguis in herba“ [literally meaning: “Flee from this place, boys, a snake is lurking in the grass”].

Hence the English translation “There is a snake lurking in the grass”.

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Maria
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Note that:

-LATET (3rd.person singular, present indicative of LATEO, I am lurking)= is lurking

-ANGUIS (subject, nominative case, 3rd.declension) = a snake

-IN (preposition which takes the ablative case) = in

-HERBA (ablative case of the noun HERBA, 1st.declension) = the grass

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