Prepositions used with "excuse"
"of excuse" or "for excuse"?
|In 56% of cases excuse of is used|
|There would be no making of excuses for him.|
|We must stop making all sorts of excuses for criminals.|
|The power companies will find heaps of excuses to increase prices.|
|I had alot of excuses in my head but decided that if it was your decision, I would respect it.|
|No one can explain or give reasons why this will never happen, but what you will hear is a lot of excuses.|
|Fed up with this sneaking in of excuses for the media and BBC - ' Was it because of libel laws? ' - no, it wasn't.|
|Earlier he had all sorts of excuses that he wasant playing, etc etc now what? every good team has a striker 10 times better.|
|There were no excuses, except plenty of excuses, and again he appeared to blame the Irish players for, well, being the Irish players.|
|I got back a very long winded letter with tons of excuses, all of which I could have read in the newpapers, all of which were simply that: excuses.|
|If any of you wish to come to Mass on Sunday morning, you can - you can - although, I know, there are hundreds of excuses if you don't want to come.|
|In 18% of cases excuse for is used|
|But now is not the time for excuses.|
|Please STOP looking for excuses for them.|
|Look for excuses to praise others, to praise God for the good things, whether big or small.|
|In 3% of cases excuse with is used|
|For me, I can only hope that one day I'll get to the point where I do anything without first categorising all available exits and coming up with excuses if a panic attack does happen.|
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