Cheats never prosper.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #197



今回のフレーズは「Cheats never prosper.」です。

「Cheats never prosper.」は、直訳すると「不正は決して栄えない」となります。実際にも「悪事は長続きしない」「悪が栄えた試しなし」という意味になります。


例えば、試験でカンニングをしようとしている友達に「You shouldn’t cheat. Cheats never prosper.(カンニングすべきじゃないよ。不正をしてもうまくいかないよ)」と言うことができます。また、不正な手段を使って利益を得ようとする人に対して、「They may seem successful now, but cheats never prosper.(今は成功しているように見えるかもしれないけど、不正をしても長続きしないよ)」と言うこともできます。

「Cheats never prosper.」の由来は文字通り、不正行為は長期的には必ず悪い結果を招くという古くからの道徳的な教えに基づいています。正確な起源は不明ですが、さまざまな文化で受け継がれてきた表現で、日本語でも「悪が栄えた試しなし」という言葉があります。アメリカ英語では「Cheaters never prosper」という表現も使われています。

まとめると、「Cheats never prosper.」は、文字通り「不正は決して栄えない」という意味ですが、不正は最終的には成功しないことを指します。このフレーズを使うことで、正直さと誠実さの重要性を強調することができます。

この「Cheats never prosper.」を使って、不正行為を戒める場面で活用してみてください。

Cheats never prosper.


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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.