Life is what you make it.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #292



今回のフレーズは「Life is what you make it.」です。

「Life is what you make it.」は、直訳すると「人生は自分でつくるもの」となりますが、実際には「人生は自分次第である」「人生は自分の努力や選択によって決まる」という意味になります。


例えば、友達が「どうすれば成功できるかわからない」と悩んでいるときに、「Remember, life is what you make it.(忘れないで、人生は自分次第だよ)」と励ますことができます。また、自分の目標を達成するために努力しているときに、「Life is what you make it, so I’m giving it my all.(人生は自分次第だから、全力を尽くしている)」と言うこともできます。

「Life is what you make it」の由来は、人間は自分の運命を切り開く力を持っている、という哲学的な考え方から来ています。人生の経験や結果は、外的な要因だけでなく、自分の選択、行動、考え方によって大きく左右されるということです。また、自己責任と自己決定の重要性を強調していて、積極的な行動と前向きな心構えを持つことの大切さを示す人気のある言い回しになっています。

まとめると、「Life is what you make it.」は、文字通り「人生は自分でつくるもの」という意味であり、自分の行動や選択が人生を決定するという考えを表現します。このフレーズを使うことで、自己責任と自己成長の重要性を伝えることができます。

この「Life is what you make it.」を使って、自分の人生を切り開くための励ましやアドバイスとして活用してみてください。

Life is what you make it.


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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.