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509. The Supine in -um is used after verbs of motion to express purpose. It may take an object in the proper case:—
  1. quid est, īmusne sessum? etsī admonitum vēnimus , nōn flāgitātum (De Or. 3.17) , how now, shall we be seated? though we have come to remind, not to entreat you.
  2. nūptum dare (collocāre), to give in marriage.
  3. vēnērunt questum iniūriās (Liv. 3.25) , they came to complain of wrongs.

Note 1.--The supine in -um is especially common with , and with the passive infinitive īrī forms the future infinitive passive:—

    fuēre cīvēs quī rem pūblicam perditum īrent (Sall. Cat. 36), there were citizens who went about to ruin the republic.
  1. scīret trucīdātum īrī (Div. 2.22) , if he (Pompey) had known that he was going to be murdered. [Rare except in Cicero. For the more usual way of expressing the future passive infinitive, see § 569. 3. a.]

Note 2.--The supine in -um is occasionally used when motion is merely implied.

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