made excuse

made excuse неправдоподобное объяснение

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • made — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from past participle of maken to make Date: 14th century 1. a. fictitious, invented < a made excuse > b. artificially produced c. put together of various ingredients < a made dish > 2. assured of success …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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 (legal) — Excuse redirects here. For making excuses , see Rationalization (making excuses). Criminal defenses …   Wikipedia

  • Excuse — Ex*cuse , n. [Cf. F. excuse. See {Excuse}, v. t.] 1. The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation. [1913 Webster] Pleading so wisely in excuse of it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excuse — ex|cuse1 [ ık skjuz ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to forgive someone for something bad they have done, especially something that is not very serious: Please excuse my messy handwriting. excuse someone for (doing) something: I hope you ll excuse us… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • excuse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 reason given ADJECTIVE ▪ perfect, wonderful ▪ excellent, good, great, legitimate, valid ▪ convincing …   Collocations 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 — I n. 1) to find; make; make up an excuse for 2) to accept an excuse 3) to reject an excuse 4) an acceptable, good; convincing; feeble, flimsy, lame, poor, weak; glib; plausible; ready made; unacceptable; valid excuse 5) an excuse for (an excuse… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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 — 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 */*/ — I UK [ɪkˈskjuːs] / US [ɪkˈskjus] noun [countable] Word forms excuse : singular excuse plural excuses 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… …   English dictionary

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