las excusas
-the excuses
See the entry for excusa.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (pretext)
a. excuse
A ver qué excusa se inventa ahora.Let's see the excuse she comes up with now.
Siempre estás buscando excusas para no ir al colegio.You're always looking for any excuse to not go to school.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (expression of regret)
a. apologies
Quisiera presentarle mis excusas. No volverá a suceder.I wish to make my apologies. It won't happen again.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pretexto, motivo)
a. excuse
2. (petición de perdón)
a. apology
presentó sus excusashe apologized
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buscar una excusa to look for an excuse; presentar sus excusas to make one's excuses; excuse o.s.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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