30 terms

Latin Expressions

Learn all the important Latin expressions used in English. Advanced level English learners.

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veni, vidi, vici
I came, I saw, I conquered
mea culpa
my fault
status quo
the way things are now
tempus fugit
time flies
in loco parentis
in place of a parent
non sequitur
it doesn't follow logically
ars long, vita brevis
art is long, life is short
et al
and others
in vino veritas
in wine there is truth
per capita
per person
pro bono
for free
me paenitet
I'm sorry
per aspera ad astra
through the rough to the stars
caveat emptor
let the buyer beware
quod erat demonstrandum
which has been shown
ad hominum
against the person instead of the facts
sub poena
under penalty
carpe diem
seize the day
ars gratia artis
art for its own sake
si vobis placet
vice versa
the other way around
vox populi
voice of the people
errare humanum est
to err is human
terra incognito
ad nauseum
on and on ....
cognito ergo sum
I think therefore I am
et cetera
ipso facta
de facto
true or real (but hidden)
about (a time)

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