Veni, vidi, vici
The Latin phrase “Veni, vidi, vici” was an elegant way of saying “I came, I saw, I conquered”. The Roman general Julius Caesar allegedly first used the phrase c46 BC in his report to the Senate after quickly defeating Pharnaces II of Pontus at the Battle of Zela. Hillary Clinton famously abused the expression on being advised of the murder of Muammar Gaddafi in Libya in 2011 (“We came, we saw, he died”).
By Josef Essberger for EnglishClub August 2015
Josef started teaching English as a foreign language in 1991 and founded EnglishClub for learners and teachers in 1997.
Shari michener says:
Do we need another Clinton who lies, cheats and oh yes, steals from the White House. By the by she knew about Monica and she has her own girls as well
Stella Shiel says:
Yes and just remember what happened to the Roman Empire. Not even an empire can bully and dominate the world for ever.
M. Alessandra Agostini says:
It’s a stupid sentence to affirm their superiority, but she copied us!!!!!