Give a thief enough rope and he’ll hang himself. 多行不義必自斃。

Give a thief enough rope and he’ll hang himself. 

多行不義必自斃。

發  音 Pronounce

duō shīng bù yì bì tz̀

解 釋 Explanation 

壞事做多了,必定會自取滅亡。《左傳.隱公元年》:「多行不義必自斃,子姑待之。」

英文解釋 If you give people the opportunity to do something wrong or detrimental to themselves, they will usually do it; one does not need to interfere to bring about someone’s downfall. The full version is, “Give (one) enough rope, and (one) will hang (one)self.”
英文造句 Don’t interrupt him with questions. Just let him keep talking and he’ll incriminate himself. Give him enough rope and see what happens.

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