History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #331



今回のフレーズは「History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.」です。




例えば、経済危機が再び訪れたときに、「History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.(歴史は繰り返さないが、よく韻を踏む)」と言うことができます。また、歴史について学ぶときに、「Even though history doesn’t repeat itself, it often rhymes, giving us lessons to learn from.(歴史は繰り返さないものの、しばしば韻を踏み、私たちに学ぶべき教訓を与えてくれる)」と言うこともできます。

「History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes」の由来は、『トム・ソーヤーの冒険』で有名なアメリカの作家マーク・トウェインに帰されることが多いですが、彼がこの言葉を実際に言ったかどうかは不明です。それでも、このフレーズは彼の洞察力を反映しているとされ、歴史の繰り返しとパターンを説明するために広く引用されています。

まとめると、「History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.」は、歴史が全く同じ形で再現されることはないが、似たような出来事が繰り返し現れることを指します。このフレーズを使うことで、過去の出来事と現在の状況の関連性を指摘することができます。

この「History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.」を使って、歴史の似たようなパターンや出来事を説明する場面で活用してみてください。

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.


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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.