Translation of "excuse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary
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excuse noun [C]
› a reason that you give to explain why you did something wrong
He'd better have a good excuse for being late.
I've never known him to miss a meeting - I'm sure he'll have an excuse.
There's no excuse for that sort of behaviour.
Reasons and explanations › a false reason that you give to explain why you do something
[+ to infinitive] She was just looking for an excuse to call him.
Any excuse for a holiday!
Reasons and explanations make your excuses › to explain why you cannot be present somewhere
Please make my excuses at the meeting on Friday.
Making and accepting apologiesDefining and explaining make excuses › to give false reasons why you cannot do something
You're always making excuses for not helping me.
Defining and explaining
Translations of “excuse”
||변명, 핑계 거리…
||desculpa, justificativa, pretexto…
||（失敗などの）理由, 言い訳, 口実…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||оправдание, отговорка, предлог…
||mazeret, gerekçe, neden…
||wytłumaczenie, wymówka, pretekst…