n.理由, 辩解, 借口
Excuse me, can I get past, please?
Excuse me, but I must say you are completely wrong.
His excuse for being late was that he had missed the train.
Please excuse my bad handwriting.
Please excuse the offence this time: I will not do it again.
Please excuse me if I have left any of your questions unanswered.
2. 辩解; 成为……的理由; 试图开脱[+v-ing]
She excused her absence by saying that she was ill.
I'd rather be excused from the meeting.
4. 准许……离去; 让……走开[O2]
Please excuse me for a while.
2. 理由; 借口[C][U]
There is no excuse for this chaotic state of affairs.
3. 原谅, 饶恕[C]
I wrote an excuse for my absence from school.
5. 歉意, 道歉[P]
Excuse me, does this bus go to the Central Park?
You should say "Excuse me" when you step on somebody's foot.
如果踩了别人的脚, 你应该说 "对不起"。
1. 要求得到原谅; 为自己辩解
She excused herself for coming late.
2. 请求免除; 请求准予离开
He excused himself from the party.
in excuse of
In excuse of his failure he said that he had not been well during the test.
make one's excuses
Make my excuses to your wife, I'm sorry to miss her birthday party.