So many of the words we use regularly in English, actually originate from other languages around the world – whether from old Latin and Yiddish languages or from languages such as French, Italian and Spanish. Some common examples of these types of words and phrases include deja vu, al fresco and status quo.

Airport parking specialists SkyParkSecure have looked a little closer at these ‘borrowed words’ from around the world and created a guide showcasing where these words come from and how they translate. Have a look below and see how many of these you would know.

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Borrowed words from around the world

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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