Latin Phrases 1

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Latin Phrases 1
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2013-10-02 06:50:02
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9 Latin words and phrases common in English
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  1. ·       The expert said that my painting is a _______  ________ Picasso!
    bona fide
  2. ·       I can quote _________ what Mr Ingham told me.
    verbatim
  3. ·       Mr Parsons has this _________________ called Mr Pipeliner, though he’ll never admit it’s him.
    alter ego
  4. ·       He started shouting instructions at us like some _______________ drill sergeant
    quasi
  5. ·       Although I’m getting-on in life, I don’t yet think I have created my _______  ________
    Magnum Opus
  6. ·       The test questions weren’t easy ­­­_____  _____. Rather, I have been working very hard recently.
    per se
  7. SometimesI play tricks on my brother, and _______ _______
    vice versa
  8. ·       I love reading about Einstein. He was a _______  ______ genius.
    bona fide
  9. ·       Try to think of your own way of saying something rather than copying it down __________ .
    verbatim
  10. ·       The Lord of The Rings is considered Tolkien's _______  ______, although he did write other books.
    magnum opus
  11. ·       It’s not that I’ve got anything against cheese ­­ _____  ____ , it’s just that I’d rather not have it every day.
    per se
  12. ·       It might be better to preserve the ________  ______ rather than to ‘rock the boat’.
    status quo
  13. ·       Steve Coogan is quite different from his _______________ Alan Partridge
    alter ego
  14. ·       We can’t get him to eat any crunchy vegetables – you know – celery, lettuce ________________
    et cetera
  15. ·       We may have an election, but I don’t think it is going to change the ________  _________
    status quo
  16. Ihelp my friend out when they get stuck and ­­­­­____  ______
    vice versa
  17. ·       Miss Brugger started prancing around the stage like some _________________ pop singer.
    quasi

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