• 真面目を発揮する
    • 〔能力を〕give full play to one's abilities/〔真価を〕prove one's real worth
  1. 1〔本気〕まじめな 〔真摯な〕serious;〔熱心な〕earnest
    • まじめな顔で
    • with 「a serious [an earnest] look
    • まじめな話だ
    • I mean business./I mean it.
    • そんなにまじめに考えないでくれ
    • Don't take it so seriously.
    • 彼はまじめそのものだ
    • He is sobriety itself.
  1. 2〔誠実〕
    • まじめな人
    • 「an honest [a reliable] person
    • これからまじめになります
    • I will 「live an honest life [go straight] after this.
  1. まじめ人間a reliable person;《口》 a straight arrow