It's just not cricket! 絕對不公正!

更新時間 2013年 4月 4日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間14:28
A cricket ball hitting the stumps and knocking off the bails.

The Twenty20 season gets underway this week in the Indian Premier League. Photo: BBC


The Indian Premier League is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket, a shorter form of the game which consists of only 20 overs. Nine teams take part in the league, with players from all over the world.



英語短語 "it's just not cricket"一般被用來形容某件事情或某種做法相當的不誠實或不公正。


I can't believe you got a ticket for the party and I didn't. It's just not cricket.

You can't copy your essay from the internet! It's just not cricket.

Diana admitted that she cheated in her A Level exams to get a place in a top university. It's just not cricket.


另一種相類似的說法,同樣形容「不公正」或「不像話」的意思,是"it's just not on."

Peter calls in sick every Monday – it's just not on.


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