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29 terms
Foreign Phrases
Angst (ankst)
Per se (per sa)
Status quo (statəs kwō)
E pluribus unum (ē plur I bus ϋ num)
a feeling of anxiety
by itself or intrinsically
the existing state of affairs
many uniting into one
Angst (ankst)
a feeling of anxiety
Per se (per sa)
by itself or intrinsically
41 terms
Foreign Phrases
RSVP
deja vu
faux pas
du jour
stands for "Respondez s'il vous plait" or "please answer"; a…
déjà vu: the illusion of having previously experienced someth…
a slip or blunder in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embar…
1. as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being serve…
RSVP
stands for "Respondez s'il vous plait" or "please answer"; a…
deja vu
déjà vu: the illusion of having previously experienced someth…
32 terms
Common Foreign Words and Phrases
RSVP
déjà vu
faux pas
du jour
Respondez s'il vous plait; means: Please answer
the illusion of having previously experienced something actua…
a slip in manners or conduct; a social blunder
literally "of the day"; something trendy or a temporary item…
RSVP
Respondez s'il vous plait; means: Please answer
déjà vu
the illusion of having previously experienced something actua…
16 terms
foreign phrases
ad hoc
beau geste
bon mot
carte blanche
for a specific purpose
noble gesture
witty remark
unrestricted power
ad hoc
for a specific purpose
beau geste
noble gesture
58 terms
foreign phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for specific purpose
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
54 terms
Foreign phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specific purpose
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
56 terms
Foreign phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specific purpose
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
42 terms
foreign phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
amicus curae
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for specific purpose
friend of the court
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
5 terms
Foreign Phrases Quiz 1
Angst (ankst)
Per se (per sa)
Status quo (statəs kwō)
E pluribus unum (ē plur I bus ϋ num)
a feeling of anxiety
by itself or intrinsically
the existing state of affairs
many uniting into one
Angst (ankst)
a feeling of anxiety
Per se (per sa)
by itself or intrinsically
51 terms
Foreign Phrases
A posteriori
A priori
Ad hoc
Amicus curiae
Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Specific purpose
Friend of the court
A posteriori
Inductive reasoning
A priori
Deductive reasoning
58 terms
Foreign phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning; reasoning by observation rather…
based on deductive reasoning; reasoning through an understand…
form, arranged, or done for a specific purpose only
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning; reasoning by observation rather…
a priori
based on deductive reasoning; reasoning through an understand…
Foreign Phrases
RSVP
ad hoc
ad infinitum
ad nauseam
Please respond/answer
for a specific purpose or situation
to infinity
endlessly
RSVP
Please respond/answer
ad hoc
for a specific purpose or situation
19 terms
Foreign Phrases
Ad Hoc
Bona Fide
Carpe Diem
Caveat Emptor
something created especially for a particular occasion
genuine
enjoy the present
let the buyer beware
Ad Hoc
something created especially for a particular occasion
Bona Fide
genuine
28 terms
Foreign Phrases
persona non grata
ex officio
semper fidelis
magnum opus
an unwelcome person
having other specific duties because of an elected position
always faithful
greatest work
persona non grata
an unwelcome person
ex officio
having other specific duties because of an elected position
93 terms
Foreign Phrases
à gogo
aide-mémoire
Allons-y!
amour-propre
in abundance. In French this is colloquial.
"memory aid"; an object or memorandum to assist in remembranc…
"Let's go!" Popularized by the Tenth Doctor
"Self-love", Self-respect.
à gogo
in abundance. In French this is colloquial.
aide-mémoire
"memory aid"; an object or memorandum to assist in remembranc…
10 terms
Foreign Phrases - Week 1
Alma Mater
Alter Ego
Ipso Facto
Bona Fide
Latin One's old university or school
Latin Another self
Latin By definition
Latin In good faith
Alma Mater
Latin One's old university or school
Alter Ego
Latin Another self
10 terms
Foreign Phrases - Week 3
Prima Donna
Graffiti
Hakuna Matata
Karma
Origin - Italian... Temperamental performer... xxx
Origin - Italian... Images or lettering on public property... xxx
Origin - Swahili... No worries... xxx
Origin - Sanskrit... Fate, effects of a person's actions... xxx
Prima Donna
Origin - Italian... Temperamental performer... xxx
Graffiti
Origin - Italian... Images or lettering on public property... xxx
10 terms
Foreign Phrases Week 2
Vice Versa
Ante bellum
en route
Connoisseur
Latin... the other way around
Latin... before the war
French... on the way
French... a discerning judge
Vice Versa
Latin... the other way around
Ante bellum
Latin... before the war
20 terms
Foreign Phrases
du jour
Faux pas
Esprit de corps
Avant-garde
"Of the day"
Slip in etiquette
Team spirit
Innovative
du jour
"Of the day"
Faux pas
Slip in etiquette
10 terms
8th Grade Foreign Phrases
Phenomenon
Charisma
Chorus
Passé
A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
A magical-seeming ability to attract followers or inspire loy…
a company of dancers and singers
Old fashioned; out-of-style
Phenomenon
A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented
Charisma
A magical-seeming ability to attract followers or inspire loy…
Foreign Phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
Based on inductive reasoning
Based on deductive reasoning
For a specific purpose
A second half
a posteriori
Based on inductive reasoning
a priori
Based on deductive reasoning
20 terms
Foreign Phrases
Angst :
Per se :
Status quo:
E pluribus unum :
a feeling of anxiety
by itself or intrinsically
the existing state of affairs
many uniting into one
Angst :
a feeling of anxiety
Per se :
by itself or intrinsically
54 terms
Foreign phrases
avant-garde
carte blanche
cul de sac
quid pro quo
ahead of its time
"blank slate" complete freedom
"bottom of the sack'; dead end
something for something
avant-garde
ahead of its time
carte blanche
"blank slate" complete freedom
58 terms
Foreign Phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specific purpose
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
58 terms
FOREIGN PHRASES
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specific purpose
a second self
a posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
a priori
based on deductive reasoning
18 terms
Foreign Phrases
C'est la Vie
Que Sera, Sera
Mazel Tov
Cognoscenti
Thats life
Whatever will be,will be
Congratulations
A well-informed person or a person in the know
C'est la Vie
Thats life
Que Sera, Sera
Whatever will be,will be
10 terms
foreign phrases
faux pas
verboten
carpe diem
mea culpa
a social blunder
forbidden, as by law; prohibited
seize the day
i am to blame
faux pas
a social blunder
verboten
forbidden, as by law; prohibited
10 terms
Foreign Phrases
C'est la Vie
Que Sera, Sera
Mazel Tov
Cognoscenti
Thats life
Whatever will be,will be
Congratulations
A well-informed person or a person in the know
C'est la Vie
Thats life
Que Sera, Sera
Whatever will be,will be
Foreign Phrases
ad infinitum
alfresco
carte blanche
coup d etat
forever
in open air
clean sheet
a sudden violent seizure of power
ad infinitum
forever
alfresco
in open air
19 terms
Foreign Phrases
au revior
avant-garde
c'est la vie
carte Blanche
good bye
advance guard
that's life
complete freedom
au revior
good bye
avant-garde
advance guard
19 terms
Foreign Phrases
a posteriori
a priori
ad hoc
amicus curiae
knowledge is dependent on experience (science, evolution)
knowledge is independent of experience (math)
for a specific purpose
friend of the court
a posteriori
knowledge is dependent on experience (science, evolution)
a priori
knowledge is independent of experience (math)
20 terms
foreign phrases
al fresco
a la mode
savior faire
sturm und drang
in open air
in or according to the fashion... desert served with ice cream
the ability to speak or act properly in social situations
turbulent emotion or stress... histrionic
al fresco
in open air
a la mode
in or according to the fashion... desert served with ice cream
26 terms
Foreign Phrases
Angst (ankst)
Per se (per sa)
Status quo (statəs kwō)
E pluribus unum (ē plur I bus ϋ num)
a feeling of anxiety
by itself or intrinsically
the existing state of affairs
many uniting into one
Angst (ankst)
a feeling of anxiety
Per se (per sa)
by itself or intrinsically
32 terms
Foreign Phrases
Angst (ankst)
Per se (per sa)
Status quo (statəs kwō)
E pluribus unum (ē plur I bus ϋ num)
a feeling of anxiety
by itself or intrinsically
the existing state of affairs
many uniting into one
Angst (ankst)
a feeling of anxiety
Per se (per sa)
by itself or intrinsically
12 terms
Foreign Phrases
ad hoc
bona fides
carpe diem
caveat emptor
For a particular purpose- committees that handle specific thi…
good faith- advertisements
seize the day- motivational phrase
let the buyer beware- must tell a person buying a used car/ h…
ad hoc
For a particular purpose- committees that handle specific thi…
bona fides
good faith- advertisements
10 terms
Foreign Phrases
ad hoc
bona fides
carpe diem
caveat emptor
for as specific purpose or reason - Usage: committee or organ…
in good faith - Usage: official papers or documents & good fa…
seize the day - Usage: motivation
let the buyer beware - Usage: Has to tell all things about ho…
ad hoc
for as specific purpose or reason - Usage: committee or organ…
bona fides
in good faith - Usage: official papers or documents & good fa…
Foreign Phrases
A posteriori
A priori
Ad hoc
Alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specified purpose
a second self
A posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
A priori
based on deductive reasoning
10 terms
Foreign Phrases
ad hoc
bona fides
carpe diem
caveat emptor
concerned with a particular purpose
in good faith/sincere
seize the day;enjoy the present
let the buyer beware
ad hoc
concerned with a particular purpose
bona fides
in good faith/sincere
46 terms
Foreign Phrases
A la carte... (ah luh chart) [Fr.]
Carte Blanche... (kart blonsh') [Fr.]
Du jour... (duh zhoo r) [Fr.]
Quid pro quo... (kwid' pro kwoh') [Lat.]
With a separate price for each dish offered on the menu: dinn…
Unconditional authority; full discretionary power
as prepared on the particular day; of the kind being served t…
One thing in exchange for another
A la carte... (ah luh chart) [Fr.]
With a separate price for each dish offered on the menu: dinn…
Carte Blanche... (kart blonsh') [Fr.]
Unconditional authority; full discretionary power
10 terms
Foreign Phrases
C'est la Vie
Que Sera, Sera
Mazel Tov
Cognoscenti
Thats life
Whatever will be,will be
Congratulations
A well-informed person or a person in the know
C'est la Vie
Thats life
Que Sera, Sera
Whatever will be,will be
111 terms
Foreign Phrases
a cappella
ad hoc
ad infinitum
ad nauseam
without instrumental accompaniment
temporary
endlessly, forever
to a sickening degree
a cappella
without instrumental accompaniment
ad hoc
temporary
15 terms
Foreign phrases
aficionado
angst
ex post facto
fait accompli
(Spanish) an expert
(Germany) anxiety
(Latin) After the fact
(French) Finished and the outcome can't be changed
aficionado
(Spanish) an expert
angst
(Germany) anxiety
57 terms
Foreign phrases
A posteriori
A priori
Ad hoc
Amicus curiae
Based on inductive reasoning
Based on deductive reasoning
For a specific purpose
Friend of the court
A posteriori
Based on inductive reasoning
A priori
Based on deductive reasoning
25 terms
Foreign Phrases
a priori
ad hoc
bona fide
carpe diem
Knowledge that you had before (adjective)
made for a specific purpose (adjective and adverb)
(adjective) genuine or real (adverb) sincere
(exclamation) used to urge someone to live in the present
a priori
Knowledge that you had before (adjective)
ad hoc
made for a specific purpose (adjective and adverb)
58 terms
Foreign Phrases
A posteriori
A priori
Ad hoc
Alter ego
based on inductive reasoning
based on deductive reasoning
for a specific purpose
a second self
A posteriori
based on inductive reasoning
A priori
based on deductive reasoning
9 terms
Foreign Phrases
Faux Pas
Joie de vivre
avant garde
caveat emptor
Slip or blunder in etiquette, manners or conduct. ... literally…
keen enjoyment of living
cutting edge, new, experimental
let the buyer beware
Faux Pas
Slip or blunder in etiquette, manners or conduct. ... literally…
Joie de vivre
keen enjoyment of living
20 terms
Foreign Phrases
coup d'etat
faux pas
modus operandi
savoir faire
violent overthrow of a government
social blunder (socially unexceptable)
method of operation
knowing how to do and say the right thing
coup d'etat
violent overthrow of a government
faux pas
social blunder (socially unexceptable)
20 terms
Foreign Phrases
literati
modus operandi
semper fidelis
persona non grata
literary or scholarly people
method of operating
always faithful
someone not welcome or favored
literati
literary or scholarly people
modus operandi
method of operating
20 terms
Foreign Phrases
Mardi Gras
C'est la vie
Coup d'état
Animé
Fat Tuesday, the day before the Lenten season
That's life
A sudden overthrow of a government by another force
Animated, cartoons
Mardi Gras
Fat Tuesday, the day before the Lenten season
C'est la vie
That's life
10 terms
Foreign Phrases
Ad Hoc
Bona fides
Capre diem
Caveat emptor
For special purpose
Good faith
Seize the day
Let the buyer be ware
Ad Hoc
For special purpose
Bona fides
Good faith
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