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English-German translation for: excuses
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Dictionary English German: excuses

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English German
NOUN   an excuse | excuses
VERB  to excuse | excused | excused
excusing | excuses
sb./sth. excuses
jd./etw. entschuldigt
Ausreden {pl}
Entschuldigungen {pl}
Ausflüchte {pl}
Fisimatenten {pl} [ugs.] [Ausflüchte]
2 Words
made excuses {past-p}sich auf etw. ausgeredet
made excuses {past-p}sich auf etw. herausgeredet
making excusesausredend
to make excusesherausreden
to make excusesAusflüchte machen
to make excusessich entschuldigen
idiom to make excusessich herausreden
lame excusesfaule Fische {pl} [fig.]
3 Words
Save your excuses!Spare dir deine Ausreden!
to conjure up excusesAusreden erfinden
to look for excusesfickfacken [regional] [nach Ausflüchten suchen]
to make one's excusessich entschuldigen
to resort to excusessichAkk. in Ausreden flüchten
4 Words
None of your excuses!Kommen Sie mir nicht mit Ausreden!
Spare me your excuses!Erspare mir deine Ausreden!
You're full of excuses!Du hast immer eine Ausrede!
5+ Words
proverb He who excuses, accuses himself.Wer sich entschuldigt, klagt sich an.
Unverified to be a (past) master at inventing excusesein (wahrer) Meister im Erfinden von Ausreden sein
to be an expert at inventing excusesein Meister im Erfinden von Ausreden sein
to be glib in finding excusesschnell Entschuldigungen bei der Hand haben
to explain away one's errors with fantastical excuseseigene Fehler fantasievoll weginterpretieren
to fob sb. off with glib excusesjdn. mit faulen Ausreden hinhalten
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A 2014-11-09: +explaining it away+ is nothing to do with +enlightening+ \ Gratifying i...
Q 2012-05-21: No excuses!
Q 2010-05-03: What kind of excuses does a court believe with knifes?
Q 2010-05-02: What kind of excuses does a court believe with knives?
A 2010-01-30: Gloria Gaynor: I am what I am, and what I am needs no excuses
A 2009-11-11: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/#hl=en&source=hp&q=excuses+for+being+late&...
A 2007-11-01: Okay, no more excuses!
A 2006-02-14: no appetite for words....having to work on a laptop excuses me all sins
A 2005-11-23: But no excuses (not apology)
A 2004-10-08: Excuses, excuses ... that's all I ever hear

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