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"Cliens salutationem facit."

Translation:The client visits the patron.

October 19, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VascoFlora

The English translation is confusing. Cliens salutationem facit means The client pays his respects to the patron. It's not just "visits the patron"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PatrickCurran1

so salutatio implies that the person receiving it is the patron?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeanMeaneyPL

"The client pays his respects" is surely closer to what is intended. "The client makes a formal morning visit to his patron to pay his respects" is what is needed, but it is far too long.

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