Give a thief enough rope and he will hang himself.
|發 音|| Pronounce
yù qín xiān zòng
|英文解釋||If you give someone that you suspect of bad behavior the freedom to behave badly, eventually he or she will be caught and punished.|
|英文造句||Jill: I think Matilda’s been stealing things out of my desk. Should I tell the boss?
Jane: No; give her enough rope and she’ll hang herself. One of these days she’ll steal something important, the boss will find out for himself, and he’ll fire her.