Quiz: 90% of Americans Don’t Know the Meaning of These 22 Foreign Phrases

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If you are a frequent user of foreign phrases, take this quiz right now to see how well you really know the meaning behind the things you're saying!

 Jul 01, 2020

1 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Hasta la Vista
Until tomorrow
See you later
You lift me up

2 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Mazel Tov
Praise the Lord
Hello
Congratulations

3 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Joie de vivre
Enjoy this meal
Joy of living
Justice for all

4 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Mi casa, su casa
My home is your home
Let's eat
Case closed

5 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Konichiwa
Thank you
Good luck
Hello

6 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Que sera, sera
Whatever will be will be
Life is a box of chocolates
Close the door

7 of 22Define the word/phrase:

C'est la vie!
It is the life
Hello and goodbye
Thank you

8 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Je ne sais quoi
I don't know what
Roam free
Come away with me

9 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Quid pro quo
Another one bites the dust
Nice guys finish last
Something for something

10 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Ad absurdum
Surprise
To the point of absurdity
To love and to hold

11 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Al dente
Going full force
Perfectly cooked
Before you go

12 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Bona fide
Genuine
Strong
Valor

13 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Carpe diem
A few good men
Follow your heart
Seize the day

14 of 22Define the word/phrase:

De facto
I digress
In fact
Not true

15 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Dolce vita
Caramel life
Sweet life
The heart wants what it wants

16 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Faux pas
Pass the salt
Father
Embarrassing act or remark

17 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Ipso facto
By that very fact
In the previous episode
I don't believe you

18 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Laissez-faire
Minimal interference
Hand made
Truth be told

19 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Magnum opus
Follow the bright light
Insignificant
Great work

20 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Mea culpa
You frightened me
Nice try
My fault

21 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Vis-à-vis
In relation to
Opposite to
The real source

22 of 22Define the word/phrase:

Ciao Bella
Hello beautiful
My girl
Goodbye friend
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Foreign phrases certainly add flare to the english language. Sometimes, there just isn't one word (or even an English saying) to fully express what one truly feels or wants to convey. If you frequently use foreign phrases such as these or maybe you're multilingual, then you need to give this quiz a try. Put your foreign phrases knowledge to the test!

If you are ready for today's challenge, sit back and relax, and get ready to take the easiest or maybe the hardest quiz in your life. All are welcomed to take this challenge. If you just need a break from the hectic world around you and from those excel sheets, give this quiz a try. Once you are done, make sure to share your results with all your friends and family. If you still keep in touch with your English teacher, then you definitely need to share this with them!