Pronounce Foreign Language Phrases LIKE A PRO

Pronounce Foreign Language Phrases LIKE A PRO

9536
0
SHARE

We hear them all the time.
Sometimes we know what they mean.
But, when we have to utter them out of our Indian mouths, we end up saying something stupid or funny.
Let’s face it, we all struggle to pronounce foreign language phrases.

But what’s the big deal?
Isn’t it enough that we can speak English (sometimes with an accent)?
Why do we need to learn to speak these “fashionable” FOREIGN LANGUAGE PHRASES?

Well, I’m not saying that it’s mandatory, but then, you can’t escape certain foreign language phrases because they have become quite common these days.

So, if you want to avoid an embarrassing look on your face every time you pronounce them wrong, better to learn to speak them like a pro, ONCE AND FOR ALL.

Before we start, you should keep this in mind that we are going to learn the native pronunciation of these phrases which might be a little different from what we usually hear.
So, don’t get confused as we are going authentic here.

ALFRESCO
Origin: Italian

Translation: In the fresh air (ताज़ा हवा में)

ALFRESCO-min

CARPE DIEM
Origin: Latin

Translation: Seize the day (आज को अपनी मुट्ठी में करना)

CARPE-DIEM-min

TETE-A-TETE
Origin: French

Translation: Head-to-head or face-to-face (आमने सामने)

TETE-A-TETE-min

JOIE de VIVRE
Origin: French

Translation: Joy of living (जीवन का आनंद)

JOIE-de-VIVRE-min

CURRICULUM VITAE or CV  
Origin: Latin

Translation: Course of life(जीवन की दिशा)

CURRICULUM-VITAE-or-CV-min

FAUX PAS 
Origin: French

Translation: False step (गलत कदम)

FAUX-PAS-min

BONA FIDE
Origin: Latin
Translation: With good faith (सदभावना के साथ)

BONA-FIDE-min

BON VOYAGE 
Origin: French

Translation: Good journey (अच्छी यात्रा)

BON-VOYAGE-min

QUID PRO QUO
Origin: Latin

Translation: Something for something (किसी चीज़ के बदले कुछ और)

QUID-PRO-QUO-min

HASTA LA VISTA
Origin: Spanish 

Translation: See you later/until the (next) meeting (बाद में मिलते हैं)

HASTA-LA-VISTA-min

So, that’s pretty good knowledge to flaunt in front of your friends.

To learn more about the usage and meaning of these foreign language phrases, read our blogs
Foreign Words and Phrases Used in Everyday English-1
Foreign Words and Phrases Used in Everyday English-2

Don’t forget to read our latest blog ‘Fire Idioms and Phrases’- PART-1 and PART- 2

To further improve your English language skills, download our English-Hindi dictionary app HinKhoj and our English learning app Namaste English

Comments

comments

डिक्शनरी प्रयोग - अक्षर द्वारा

Browse word by Alphabet

a b c d e f g h i j k l m
n o p q r s t u v w x y z