How to use "excuse" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "excuse" in popular movie and book plots

  • The news station creates an excuse to fire him, and Cassellis is let go.  - Medium Cool
  • Marlowe visits mrs Grayle, who finds him attractive and hires him, which he can use as an excuse to continue investigating the two murders.  - Farewell, My Lovely
  • After Tobias attempts to excuse Julia as being in hysterics, Julia reappears with a gun in her hand.  - A Delicate Balance (play)
  • His sister, Tabitha Bramble, is a foolish and cantankerous spinster who uses the expedition as an excuse to search for a husband.  - The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
  • At Clara's house, Doc tells her he is from the future, but she believes it is an excuse to end their relationship and angrily dismisses him.  - Back to the Future Part III
  • He appears to be killed three times during the series, but returns each time with a comic excuse for why he didn't die.  - The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
  • A sudden rain storm becomes an excuse to leave.  - Gods and Monsters (film)
  • Dupin left a snuff box behind as an excuse to return the next day.  - The Purloined Letter
  • On the day she arrives at his hut, she attempts to make an excuse that she cannot play the piano because it is out of tune.  - The Piano
  • This event becomes the apparent excuse for the Soviet Union to launch a nuclear strike against the United States and its allies.  - Alas, Babylon
  • Even Ashton, who has long ignored Mother Maria's pleas, finds an excuse to deliver some more materials.  - Lilies of the Field (1963 film)
  • When Carol declares they're moving again, Jim asserts that he won't let her use him as an excuse to keep running away.  - Rebel Without a Cause
  • Adam thinks Amanda is showing a disregard for the law, since there should never be an excuse for such behavior.  - Adam's Rib
  • Hitler used the 20 July Plot as an excuse to destroy anyone he feared would oppose him.  - Claus von Stauffenberg
  • David used the accident as an excuse to quit football because Audrey did not like the violence of the sport.  - Unbreakable (film)
  • Though they escape and no shots were fired in the encounter, President Clark uses it as an excuse to declare martial law.  - Babylon 5

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