Another day, another dollar.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #183



今回のフレーズは「Another day, another dollar.」です。

「Another day, another dollar.」は、直訳すると「また1日、また1ドル」となりますが、実際には「今日も相変わらずだよ」という意味になります。


例えば、調子を聞かれた際に、「Hey, how’s work going?(やあ、仕事はどう?)」「Oh, you know, another day, another dollar.(まあ、いつも通りだよ)と返答することができます。また、いつもの仕事を終えて帰宅したときに、「Well, another day, another dollar.(まあ、また一日が終わった)」と言うことができます。

「Another day, another dollar.」の由来は、19世紀に米国の船員たちの間で生まれたとされています。パナマ運河の建設中にこのフレーズが広まり、当時の労働者は1日1ドルで雇われていたという説もあります。もともとの言い回しは「more days, more dollars」でしたが、時間の経過とともに「another day, another dollar」に変化しました。このフレーズは、仕事の単調さを表すのによく使われ、お金を稼ぐためには働かなければならないということを示唆しています。

まとめると、「Another day, another dollar.」は、文字通り「また1日、また1ドル」という意味ではなく、日々の生活の単調さを表します。このフレーズを使うことで、日常生活の繰り返しを、ユーモアや諦めを含ませながら表現することができます。

この「Another day, another dollar.」を使って、日々の単調さを感じたときに活用してみてください。

Another day, another dollar.


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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A blessing in disguise.
A dime a dozen.
A feather in one's cap.
A penny for your thoughts.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A watched pot never boils.
Add insult to injury.
All ears.
All is fair in love and war.
All thumbs.
As cool as a cucumber.
As high as a kite.
Back to square one.
Back to the drawing board.
Backseat driver.
Barking up the wrong tree.
Beat a dead horse.
Beat around the bush.
Beggars can't be choosers.
Better safe than sorry.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Bite off more than one can chew.
Bite the bullet.
Blood is thicker than water.
Break a leg.
Burn the midnight oil.
Call it a day.
Caught between a rock and a hard place.
Clean as a whistle.
Close, but no cigar.
Cost an arm and a leg.
Cut corners.
Cut to the chase.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Easy come, easy go.
Every dog has its day.
Fish out of water.
Fit as a fiddle.
Fortune favors the bold.
From rags to riches.
Get a taste of one's own medicine.
Get one's act together.
Get out of hand.
Give it a shot.
Give someone the benefit of the doubt.
Give someone the cold shoulder.
Go the extra mile.
Hit the hay.
Hit the nail on the head.
Hit the road.
Hit the sack.
Hold your horses.
Honesty is the best policy.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Ignorance is bliss.
In the blink of an eye.
In the heat of the moment.
In the twinkling of an eye.
It takes two to tango.
Jump on the bandwagon.
Jump the gun.
Jumping through hoops.
Jumping to conclusions.
Keep it under your hat.
Keep one's fingers crossed.
Keep your chin up.
Keep your eyes peeled.
Mind over matter.
On the ball.
Out of sight, out of mind.
Put a sock in it.
Success is a journey, not a destination.
The ball is in your court.
Under the weather.
Where there's a will, there's a way.