Phrases that didn't originate from around here.
Here are interesting international phrases to know about.
Adios: Goodbye.Ex: Adios my friend, see you tomorrow.
Bonanza: Prosperity/good luck
Cafe: Coffee house. Ex: We dined at the cafe yesterday.
Chauffeur: A car driver. Ex: We employed an experienced chauffeur
De facto: Real. Ex: I am the de facto head of this company.
Dei gratia: By the grace of God. Ex:We will make it dei Gratia.
Eldorado: A country full of precious stones. Ex: We are very happy in eldorado.
En route: On the way. Ex: I'll visit my sister at Ibadan en route to Ife.
Genre: Style, kind or type. Ex: The novel is a genre of literature.
Id est: That is to say. Ex: She is like Jadesola, Id est a beautiful lady.
Lingua franca: Common language of all. Ex: English is the lingual franca of the modern world.
Malafide: Acting in bad faith. Ex: My friend acted malafide on several occasions.
Par excellence: Very rare and unique. Ex: Her beauty is par excellence.
Sine die: For an indefinite period. Ex: The meeting was adjourned sine die.
Vice versa: In opposed ways. Ex: Change the sentence into indirect speech and vice versa.