First impressions are the most lasting.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #223



今回のフレーズは「First impressions are the most lasting.」です。

「First impressions are the most lasting.」は、直訳すると「第一印象が最も長く続く」となりますが、実際には「第一印象が最も重要である」という意味になります。


例えば、面接や初めてのデートなどの重要な場面で、「Remember, first impressions are the most lasting.(忘れないで、第一印象は最も長く続くよ)」とアドバイスすることができます。また、新しい職場で、「Make sure to dress well for your first day at work, because first impressions are the most lasting.(初日の仕事にはきちんとした服装で行ってね、第一印象が一番重要だから)」と言うことができます。

「First impressions are the most lasting.」の由来は、人間の心理に関する古くからの知恵に基づいています。第一印象は、人間の脳が新しい情報を迅速に処理し、記憶するために作り上げる初期の判断であり、この判断が後の評価や行動に強い影響を与えることが広く認識されています。心理学では、このことを「初頭効果(primacy effect)」とも呼んでいます。

まとめると、「First impressions are the most lasting.」は、文字通り「第一印象が最も長く残る」という意味ですが、実際には初めての印象が後々まで重要な影響を与えることを指します。このフレーズを使うことで、初めての出会いや機会における振る舞いや準備の重要性を強調することができます。

この「First impressions are the most lasting.」を使って、第一印象の大切さをを伝える場面で活用してみてください。

First impressions are the most lasting.


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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.