Foreign Phrases Commonly Used in English
Phrases Beginning with the Letter I
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Language Phrase Meaning
Latin ibid. in the same place
French idée fixe fixed idea, obsession
Latin id est (i.e.) that is
Latin in absentia in the absence
Latin in camera in secret, in private
Latin in extremis in extremity, near death
Latin in flagrante delicto in the act
Latin infra dig vulgar, beneath one’s dignity
Latin in loco parentis in place of a parent
Latin in medias res in the middle of things
Latin in situ in its place
Latin inst. in the present month
Russian intelligentsia intellectual elite
Latin inter alia among other things
Latin in toto in all, altogether
Latin in vino veritas there is truth in wine
Latin in vitro in a test tube
Latin ipso facto by definition