Foreign words and phrases - Meanings and Examples - Part V
Foreign words and phrases - Meanings and Examples - Part VChoose the correct meaning of the foreign words and phrases below.1. Affaire d'amour (French):
a. A lovely affair
b. A good incident
c. A love affair
d. A sexual affairView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Beau jour (French):
ANSWER: c. A love affair
Example: They continued with their affaire d'amour.
a. Fine day
b. Good jury
c. Good hour
d. lovely journeyView Answer / Hide Answer
3. En prince (French):
ANSWER: a. Fine day
Example: What a beau jour!
a. The prince
b. In a princely manner
c. Under the prince's guidance
d. In the prince's placeView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Bon voyage (French):
ANSWER: b. In a princely manner
Example: He was treated en prince.
a. Good day
b. Fine voyage
c. A good journey to you
d. Beautiful sailView Answer / Hide Answer
5. Cogito, ergo sum (Latin):
ANSWER: c. A good journey to you
Example: Bon voyage, sister! Enjoy your trip!
a. Sum total
b. I think, therefore I am
c. I feel, therefore I know
d. I do, therefore I knowView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Ibidem (French):
ANSWER: b. I think, therefore I am
Example: Descartes explains 'cogito, ergo sum' as "we cannot doubt our existence while we doubt."
a. In the same condition
b. In the same place
c. In the same road
d. All the wayView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Detenu (French):
ANSWER: b. In the same place
Example: Ibid, Book IV, chap. 1 (pp 24-29)
a. Thank you
d. PrisonerView Answer / Hide Answer
8. A'la mode (French):
ANSWER: d. Prisoner
Example: The detenu slipped as soon as the cop was distracted.
a. In that path
b. In fashion
c. In good manners
d. In the proper wayView Answer / Hide Answer
9. Excelsior (Latin):
ANSWER: b. In fashion
Example: Cotton frocks are a'la mode this summer.
d. ExasperatingView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a. Superior
Example: Excelsior apartments are available at a very low price.
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