Ut varias usus meditando extunderet artis / paulatim. (So that experience, by attentive thought, might gradually beat out the various arts.)
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Being a victim is more palatable than having to recognize the intrinsic contradictions of one’s own governing philosophy.
Deferential: 저는 지난 3년간 서울에서 살았습니다.
Polite: 저는 지난 3년간 서울에서 살았어요.
Translation: I’ve been living in Seoul for 3 years.
저 = I (you can also use the contraction 전 = 저는)
-는 = topic marking particle
지난 = last
년간 = years
서울 = Seoul
-에서 = location marking particle used for places where actions are taking place (in this case the act of living)
살다 = to live, be alive
았 = past tense verb ending (either 았 or 었)
습니다 = deferential verb ending
요 = polite verb ending