Foreign Phrases - Meanings and Examples - Part IIIPick the correct meaning for each of the following foreign phrases1. Bourgeois (French):
a. A member of the middle class
d. A member of a secret societyView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a. A member of the middle class
Example: The bourgeois revolution could no longer appeal to the masses.
b. A businessman/enterpriser
d. PresenterView Answer / Hide Answer
3. De jure (Latin):
ANSWER: b. A businessman/enterpriser
Example: Entrepreneurship is becoming more and more popular by the day.
a. The jury
b. By law/right
c. Of the jurisdiction
d. By the code of conductView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Crime de la crime (French):
ANSWER: b. By law/right
Example: The prince who was overthrown was the ruler de jure.
a. The very best
d. Lovely View Answer / Hide Answer
5. Locus standi (Italian)
ANSWER: a. The very best
Example: Our group has the crime de la crime of dancers.
a. Local stand
b. One's stand for one's beliefs
c. The right to bring something in front of the court
d. Standing aloneView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Ad interim (Latin):
ANSWER: c. The right to bring something in front of the court
Example: He refused and the Treasury Solicitor wrote back saying the action group did not have the necessary locus standi to bring a case.
a. In the mean time
c. In the interval
d. InterferingView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Bonjour (French)
ANSWER: a. In the mean time
Example: We are at an interim stage which provides a chicken-and-egg situation.
a. Good man
b. Good joy
d. Good morningView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Ad referendum (Latin):
ANSWER: d. Good morning
Example: Bonjour, Sir! How are you?
This is at times also used for "Good day"
a. For further consideration
b. For reminding
d. For the futureView Answer / Hide Answer
9. Entente (French):
ANSWER: a. For further consideration
Example: Keep a sample of his work ad referendum.
c. An entire group
d. An informal allianceView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Dramatis personae (Latin):
ANSWER: d. An informal alliance
Example: The countries of EU formed an entente to conduct the celebrations.
a. Drama queen
b. Characters of a drama/play
c. Dramatic personality
d. Members of a dramatic familyView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: b. Characters of a drama/play
Example: The dramatis personae belonged to different time periods.