17 terms

Foreign Expressions

carpo diem
seize the day- latin
ad infinitum
seeming to last for infinity- latin
ex post facto
after the fact- latin
faux pas
social error- french
ad hos
for this purpose, literally, committee- latin
savior faire
to know how to do- french
id est
this is- latin
per diem
per day- latin
coup d'etat
over throw of the state- french
entre nous
confidential, between us- french
per capita
perhead, average, for each- latin
au courant
stylish, up to date- french
bon vivant
sophisticated, to live well- french
caveat emptor
let the buyer beware- latin
mea culpa
through my fault- apoligy- latin
nom de plume
pen name- french
pro bono
for the good- latin