Hit the sack.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #73



今回のフレーズは「Hit the sack.」です。

「Hit the sack.」は、直訳すると「袋を打つ」となりますが、実際には「寝る」「ベッドに入る」という意味になります。


例えば、仕事や勉強などで疲れた後に、「I’m really tired, so I’m going to hit the sack.(すごく疲れたから、もう寝るよ)」と言うことができます。また、夜遅くなったときに「It’s late, time to hit the sack.(もう遅いから、寝る時間だね)」と言うこともできます。

「hit the sack」は、寝床を作るために干し草などを袋(sack)に詰める習慣に由来していると考えられています。現代のようなマットレスが使われる前は、人々は草や藁などを詰めた大きな袋の上で寝ることがありました。19世紀以前は、文字通り袋をたたいてふかふかにすることを指していたようです。類似の表現に「hit the hay」もあり、こちらは「干し草を打つ」ことに由来しています。

まとめると、「Hit the sack.」は、文字通り「袋を打つ」という意味ではなく、寝ることを意味す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、就寝することをカジュアルに表現することができます。

この「Hit the sack.」を使って、寝る時間を知らせる際に活用してみてください。

Hit the sack.


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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.
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Beat a dead horse.
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Beggars can't be choosers.
Better safe than sorry.
Birds of a feather flock together.
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Bite the bullet.
Blood is thicker than water.
Break a leg.
Burn the midnight oil.
Call it a day.
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Clean as a whistle.
Close, but no cigar.
Cost an arm and a leg.
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Easy come, easy go.
Every dog has its day.
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Fortune favors the bold.
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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.
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It takes two to tango.
Jump on the bandwagon.
Jump the gun.
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Jumping to conclusions.
Keep it under your hat.
Keep one's fingers crossed.
Keep your chin up.
Keep your eyes peeled.
Mind over matter.
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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.