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"The customer wants to buy the gems."

Translation:Emptor gemmas emere vult.

February 12, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/O-Malhao-malhao

Emptor emere gemmas vult wasn't accepted for me,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Petrus-Iustitiae

Same. This word order should be fine. :/


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

The vult/velit is throwing me off. The indicative and subjunctive use of volo, could someone elaborate for me?


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

The indicative use of volo is the simple translation of "to want" and thus "The customer wants to buy the gems." If it was the subjunctive use (velit) it would mean something like "The customer would like to buy the gems" which might be considered a little less straightforward.


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

What's wrong with "Emptor emere gemmas vult"?


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

What is the difference between "cliens" and "emptor"?


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

cliens — retainer, follower, companion

emptor — buyer, purchaser


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Khamiis1

Me too, i struggle to see the difference

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