Focus on the pronunciation of excuse
English definition of “excuse”
/ɪkˈskjuz/ v [T] (FORGIVE)
› to forgive someone: Please excuse me for being so late – there was a lot of traffic. It was hard to excuse him for treating me so badly. excuse someone from › To excuse someone from an activity is to give that person permission to stop doing it or not do it: I was excused from jury duty because I had to take care of my sick mother. excusable
/ɪkˈskju·zə·bəl/ adj › Considering her difficult childhood, her behavior is excusable.