English version

make your excuses

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake your excusesmake your excusesEXPLAINto explain why you are not able to do something Please make my excuses at the meeting tomorrow. excuse
Examples from the Corpus
make your excusesHow dared he stand her up - and then get that woman to phone and make his excuses?I made my excuses and departed soon after that.I made my excuses and left before Grant Watson remembered I owed him an essay.I made my excuses and left.Valerie Jones made her excuses and left - she had had more than enough coffee.Two-thirds of those summoned for jury service do not turn up, some making their excuses, some not bothering.We made our excuses and left.We make our excuses, in fact.
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