All hands to the pump.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #344



今回のフレーズは「All hands to the pump.」です。

「All hands to the pump.」は、直訳すると「全員ポンプへ」となりますが、実際には「全員で協力して取り組む」という意味になります。


例えば、プロジェクトの締め切りが迫っているときに、「All hands to the pump.(全員で協力して頑張ろう)」と言うことができます。また、緊急の対応が必要な状況で、「We’ve got a big task ahead of us. All hands to the pump!(大きな仕事が待っている。全員で取り組もう!)」と言うこともできます。

「All hands to the pump.」の由来は、船が浸水したときに、全員が協力してポンプで水を排出する必要があったことから来ています。この表現は、船の乗組員が全力で危機に対処する様子を示しており、転じて一般的な緊急対応や協力作業を意味するようになりました。

まとめると、「All hands to the pump.」は、文字通り「全員ポンプへ」という意味ではなく、全員で協力して取り組むことを求めるイディオムとして使われています。このフレーズを使うことで、協力と団結の重要性を強調することができます。

この「All hands to the pump.」を使って、緊急対応や重要なプロジェクトに対して全員で協力する場面で活用してみてください。

All hands to the pump.


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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.