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Results for: A pedibus usque ad caput Translations: 1 - 30 / 48 Latin English A pedibus usque ad caput From feet to head a cœlo usque ad centrum from the heavens to the center of the earth A mari usque ad mare From sea to sea (Motto of Canada) a mari usque ad mare from sea to sea (motto on Canada’s coat of arms) a solis ortu usque ad occasum from the rising to the setting of the sun Ab ovo usque ad mala From the egg right to the apple (From the beginning to the end) (Horace) ab ovo usque ad mala from the egg to the apples (i.e., from appetizer to dessert; from beginning to end) aliena negotia centum per caput, et circa saliunt latus a hundred troubles of other people leap through my head and at my side (Horace) amicus usque ad aras a 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 pectus his 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 redditur benefits 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 pedibus I trample it under my feet caput head /top, summit /chief caput capitis head, top, summit, chief caput ieiunius Ash Wednesday caput inter nubila condit it hides its head amid the clouds (i.e., fame) (Virgil) caput mortuum dead head (i.e., the worthless remains; a numbskull) caput mundi the head of the world (i.e., Rome) Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam I 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 cœlum the 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 centum give 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 invenire it would be easier to discover the source of the Nile fidelis usque ad mortem faithful even to death ingrediturque solo, et caput inter nubila condit she (fame) walks on the earth, and her head is concealed in the clouds (Virgil) Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret You can drive nature out with a pitchfork but she always comes back naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret you may drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she will keep coming back (Horace) nec caput nec pedes neither head nor tail (i.e., in confusion) nec vidisse semel satis est, juvat usque morari, et conferre gradum, et veniendi discere causas nor 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 currit no simile runs on all fours (i.e., applicable in every case) omnia subjecisti sub pedibus, oves et boves you have placed all things beneath our feet, both sheep and oxen (motto of the Butchers’ Company)
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