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他人の悪事を引き合いに出して自分の悪事の言い訳をすることはできない。

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JimBreen JimBreen July 30, 2021 July 30, 2021 at 7:50:19 AM UTC link Permalink

This had been marked as a good example of the use of 他人, The trouble is that the English sentence doesn't really refer to "other people". The Japanese actually means something like "You cannot make excuses for your own wrongdoing by citing the wrongdoing of others." (That's GT's version, but it's not too bad.)