Excuse in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Excuse

the justification for an error, mistake or absence

Examples of Excuse in a sentence

Her only excuse for stealing the bread was that her young brothers would starve to death if they weren’t fed.  🔊

Teachers rarely believe an excuse for missing homework since the students’ reasons are usually not true.  🔊

The only way for the employees to be allowed to take a sick day was to present a doctor’s excuse to their strict boss.  🔊

Everyone believed Caroline’s excuse for missing track practice after she was diagnosed with food poisoning.  🔊

Bill wondered what his best friend’s excuse would be for not attending his own birthday party.  🔊

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