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Translate these phrases from around the world to English. Some of these phrases and words have been adapted into the English dictionary.

If so the question is asking what the translation would have been before this was the case.

Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina, what does Buenos Aires translate to in English?
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Good Air (Spanish)

The acronym RSVP stands for Respondez si’l vous plais, what does Respondez si’l vous plais mean in English?
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Respond if you please (French)

When pasta is perfectly cooked it is considered al dente, what does al dente translate to in English?
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To the tooth (Italian)

Los Angeles is a city in California, what does Los Angeles translate to in English?
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The Angels (Spanish)

Whilst at a restaurant the waiter might say ‘bon appetit’, what does bon appetit translate to in English?
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Good appetite (French)

A food dish might be named ‘chow mien’, what does chow mien translate to in English?
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Fried Noodles (Chinese - Taishan)

Ad nauseum has been adapted into the English dictionary, before then what would ad nauseum translate to in English?
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To a point of nausea (Latin)

A mistake might be described as a Faux Pas, what does Faux Pas translate to in English?
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False step (French)

A kind person might do something pro bono, what does pro bono translate to in English?
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For good (Latin)

Zeitgeist is a popular documentary series. What does Zeitgeist translate to in English?
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Spirit of the times (German)

The most populated city in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro, what does Rio de Janeiro translate to in English?
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River of January (Portuguese)

Someone might set up their house to be feng shui, what does feng shui translate to in English?
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Wind-water (Japanese)

Someone might experience déjà vu, but what does déjà vu translate to in English?
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Already seen (French)

Ever heard the saying ‘viva la vida’, what does it translate to in English?
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Live the life (Spanish)

When doing a deal you may do it ‘quid pro quo’, what does quid pro quo translate to in English?
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This for that (Latin)

On the Iraqi flag it says Allahu Akbar, what does Allahu Akbar translate to in English?
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God is great (Arabic)

Something might be described as the crème de la crème, what does crème de la crème translate to in English?
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Cream of the cream. (French) Quiz master fact: The cream was considered the best part of the milk hence crème de la crème.

What does Carpe Diem translate to in English?
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Seize the day (Latin)

Someone might describe something as being uber good, what does uber translate to in English?
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Above (German)

San Jose is a city in California, what does San Jose translate to in English?
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Saint Joseph (Spanish)
FULL QUESTION AND ANSWER LIST
Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina, what does Buenos Aires translate to in English?
Good Air (Spanish)

The acronym RSVP stands for Respondez si’l vous plais, what does Respondez si’l vous plais mean in English?
Respond if you please (French)

When pasta is perfectly cooked it is considered al dente, what does al dente translate to in English?
To the tooth (Italian)

Los Angeles is a city in California, what does Los Angeles translate to in English?
The Angels (Spanish)

Whilst at a restaurant the waiter might say ‘bon appetit’, what does bon appetit translate to in English?
Good appetite (French)

A food dish might be named ‘chow mien’, what does chow mien translate to in English?
Fried Noodles (Chinese - Taishan)

Ad nauseum has been adapted into the English dictionary, before then what would ad nauseum translate to in English?
To a point of nausea (Latin)

A mistake might be described as a Faux Pas, what does Faux Pas translate to in English?
False step (French)

A kind person might do something pro bono, what does pro bono translate to in English?
For good (Latin)

Zeitgeist is a popular documentary series. What does Zeitgeist translate to in English?
Spirit of the times (German)

The most populated city in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro, what does Rio de Janeiro translate to in English?
River of January (Portuguese)

Someone might set up their house to be feng shui, what does feng shui translate to in English?
Wind-water (Japanese)

Someone might experience déjà vu, but what does déjà vu translate to in English?
Already seen (French)

Ever heard the saying ‘viva la vida’, what does it translate to in English?
Live the life (Spanish)

When doing a deal you may do it ‘quid pro quo’, what does quid pro quo translate to in English?
This for that (Latin)

On the Iraqi flag it says Allahu Akbar, what does Allahu Akbar translate to in English?
God is great (Arabic)

Something might be described as the crème de la crème, what does crème de la crème translate to in English?
Cream of the cream. (French) Quiz master fact: The cream was considered the best part of the milk hence crème de la crème.

What does Carpe Diem translate to in English?
Seize the day (Latin)

Someone might describe something as being uber good, what does uber translate to in English?
Above (German)

San Jose is a city in California, what does San Jose translate to in English?
Saint Joseph (Spanish)
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