by way of excuse

by way of excuse
by way of excuse (of apology, of explanation, of comment, of proper precaution) в виде извинения (объяснения, замечания, комментария, меры предосторожности)

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  • excuse me — An expression used as an apology for any slight or apparent impropriety, esp as a request to pass, leave, interrupt or catch someone s attention or for contradicting a statement that has been made, or (US) when correcting oneself • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • excuse — ♦♦♦ excuses, excusing, excused (The noun is pronounced [[t]ɪkskju͟ːs[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪkskju͟ːz[/t]].) 1) N COUNT: oft N for n/ ing, N to inf An excuse is a reason which you give in order to explain why something has been done or… …   English dictionary

  • excuse — 1 verb (T) 1 excuse me spoken a) used when you want to get someone s attention politely, especially when you want to ask a question: Excuse me, can you tell me the way to the museum please? b) used to say that you are sorry for doing something… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • excuse — ex|cuse1 S2 [ıkˈskju:z] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 excuse me 2¦(forgive)¦ 3¦(from a duty)¦ 4¦(explain)¦ 5¦(from a place)¦ 6 excuse yourself 7 excuse me (for living)! ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: excuser, from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • excuse*/*/ — [ɪkˈskjuːs] noun [C] I 1) a reason that you give to explain why you have done something bad, or why you have not done something that you should have done a reasonable/valid/legitimate excuse[/ex] He made some excuse about having a lot of work to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • excuse — 01. [Excuse] me, is this seat taken? 02. She was [excused] from class because she was feeling sick. 03. The children made up all kinds of [excuses] to avoid doing housework. 04. You must have a proper [excuse] for missing an exam. 05. Holidays… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • excuse — Synonyms and related words: abject apology, absolution, absolve, acknowledgment, acquit, acquittal, acquittance, alibi, alibi out of, allow, amnesty, apologize for, apology, basis, be blind to, blind, breast beating, cause, clear, clearance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • excuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. pardon, remit, overlook, condone, forgive, extenuate, justify; exonerate, absolve, acquit, exempt, free, apologize. See vindication, exemption, forgiveness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An explanation]… …   English dictionary for students

  • excuse — v 1. forgive, absolve, shrive, remit; forbear, spare, judge with leniency; pardon, amnesty, reprieve, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; acquit, clear, prove innocent, uphold innocence, remove guilt; condone, make allowances for, overlook, pass… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • excuse me for breathing — idiom. no; no way (a strong, sarcastic rebuke) …   English slang

  • excuse me for living — idiom. no; no way (a strong, sarcastic rebuke) …   English slang

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