Excuse
英文单词
Excuse是一个英文单词,动词是原谅,名词为借口。
基本信息
外文名
Excuse
释义
借口;理由
词性
名词、动词
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基本介绍
释义
[英] [ɪk'skju:s] [美] [ɪkˈskjuz]
vt.原谅;为…申辩;免除,宽免;给…免去
n.借口,托辞;道歉,歉意;辩解;请假条
vi.作为借口;请示宽恕;表示宽恕
柯林斯高阶英汉词典
1.N-COUNT借口;理由;辩解An excuse is a reason which you give in order to explain why something has been done or has not been done, or in order to avoid doing something.
• There's no excuse for behaviour like that...
• 没理由做出那种行为。
• Solitude was no excuse for sloppiness.
• 独居不是邋遢的理由。
• It is easy to find excuses for his indecisiveness...
• 为他的犹豫不决寻找借口是很容易的。
• Once I had had a baby I had the perfect excuse to stay at home...
• 一旦有了宝宝,我就完全有理由呆在家里了。
• If you stop making excuses and do it you'll wonder what took you so long.
• 如果你不再找理由而是干些实事,你就会惊讶自己怎么浪费了这么多时间。
• If you say that there is no excuse for something, you are emphasizing that it should not happen, or expressing disapproval that it has happened.没有理由;不应该;不是…的理由
2.VERB(尤指别人不赞同时)为…辩解,为…寻找理由To excuse someone or excuse their behaviour means to provide reasons for their actions, especially when other people disapprove of these actions.
• He excused himself by saying he was 'forced to rob to maintain my wife and cat'...
• 他辩解说自己是“为了供养妻子和猫儿被迫去抢劫的”。
• That doesn't excuse my mother's behaviour.
• 那并不能为我母亲的行为辩解。
3.VERB原谅;宽恕If you excuse someone for something wrong that they have done, you forgive them for it.
• Many people might have excused them for shirking some of their responsibilities.
• 很多人可能已经原谅了他们逃避责任的行为。
4.VERB使免除(责任、义务等)If someone is excused from a duty or responsibility, they are told that they do not have to carry it out.
• She is usually excused from her duties during the school holidays...
• 在学校放假期间,她通常不必担负职责。
• She was excused duties on Saturday.
• 星期六她不用工作。