He began to make excuses.
People are apt to make excuses.
I had a tendency sometimes to make excuses for me not doing the right thing.
I’ve heard certain excuses about the playing personnel but I’m not one to make excuses.”
We do not have to make excuses for their racism, or glorify their ignominy in the name of heritage.
That should never go in, said Allen, who refused to make excuses for bad bounces or screened shots.