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Results for: A pedibus usque ad caputTranslations: 1 - 30 of 48
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A pedibus usque ad caputFrom feet to head
a cœlo usque ad centrumfrom the heavens to the center of the earth
A mari usque ad mareFrom sea to sea (Motto of Canada)
a mari usque ad marefrom sea to sea (motto on Canada’s coat of arms)
a solis ortu usque ad occasumfrom the rising to the setting of the sun
Ab ovo usque ad malaFrom the egg right to the apple (From the beginning to the end) (Horace)
ab ovo usque ad malafrom the egg to the apples (i.e., from appetizer to dessert; from beginning to end)
aliena negotia centum per caput, et circa saliunt latusa hundred troubles of other people leap through my head and at my side (Horace)
amicus usque ad arasa friend as far as the altar (i.e., a friend in everything save religion; or, a friend to the point of sacrifice or death)
ardua cervix, argumtumque caput, brevis alvos, obessaque terga, luxuriatque toris animosum pectushis neck is high and erect, his head replete with intelligence, his belly short, his back full, and his proud chest swells with hard muscles (Virgil)
beneficia usque eo læta sunt dum videntur exsolvi posse; ubi multum antevenere, pro gratia odium redditurbenefits are acceptable, while the receiver thinks he may return them; but once exceeding that, hatred is given instead of thanks (i.e., no one wants to be indebted for a favor that is greater than can be repaid) (Tacitus)
calco sub pedibusI trample it under my feet
caputhead /top, summit /chief
caput capitishead, top, summit, chief
caput ieiuniusAsh Wednesday
caput inter nubila conditit hides its head amid the clouds (i.e., fame) (Virgil)
caput mortuumdead head (i.e., the worthless remains; a numbskull)
caput mundithe head of the world (i.e., Rome)
Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittamI have a catapult. Give me all your money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head
cujus est solum, ejus (est) usque ad cœlumthe one who owns the soil owns everything above it to the sky
da mi basia mille, deinde centum, dein mille altera, dein secunda centum, deinde usque altera mille, deinde centumgive me a thousand kisses, then a hundred, then another thousand, then a second hundred, then yet another thousand, then a hundred (Catullus)
facilius sit Nili caput invenireit would be easier to discover the source of the Nile
fidelis usque ad mortemfaithful even to death
ingrediturque solo, et caput inter nubila conditshe (fame) walks on the earth, and her head is concealed in the clouds (Virgil)
Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurretYou can drive nature out with a pitchfork but she always comes back
naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurretyou may drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she will keep coming back (Horace)
nec caput nec pedesneither head nor tail (i.e., in confusion)
nec vidisse semel satis est, juvat usque morari, et conferre gradum, et veniendi discere causasnor is it enough to have once seen him; they are delighted to linger near him, and to keep step with him, and to learn the reason for his coming (Virgil)
nullum simile quatuor pedibus curritno simile runs on all fours (i.e., applicable in every case)
omnia subjecisti sub pedibus, oves et bovesyou have placed all things beneath our feet, both sheep and oxen (motto of the Butchers’ Company)
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