Foreign Phrases Commonly Used in English
Phrases Beginning with the Letter M
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Language Phrase Meaning
Latin magnum opus great work
Spanish mañana tomorrow
Spanish mano a mano direct confrontation or conflict
Italian ma non troppo but not too much
French manqué failed
Sanskrit mantra sacred incantation
Yiddish maven expert
Yiddish mazel tov congratulations
Latin mea culpa my fault
Latin memento mori reminder of death
French ménage à trois threesome
Latin mens sana in corpore sano a healthy mind in a healthy body
Yiddish meshugge crazy, weird, silly
French mise en scène stage setting, surroundings
Latin modus operandi way of doing things
Latin modus vivendi way of living
French mot juste the right word
Latin mutatis mutandis with the necessary adjustments made