Make an excuse!:言い訳をする!Japanese Phrase #199


Make an excuse!:わけをする!Japanese Phrase #199

Discover a new phrase each day to use in your Japanese! What does “わけをする!(iiwake wo suru)” mean? Visit daily to learn some popular Japanese phrases on a regular basis!

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When a person who gives a reason for doing something he/she shouldn’t do, or for not doing something he/she should do, you would be able to use “わけをする!(iiwake wo suru)” which means “Make an excuse!”. Everybody could use this phrase in daily conversations as casual. The polite way to use it is “わけをします。(iiwake wo shimasu)” and which is also used in business situations as formal. Furthermore, native speakers often omit “を” of “わけをする”, so that would be “わけする”. Lastly, “わけ” is “excuse” and which is a noun.

Example 1

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渋滞じゅうたいにはまってしまって、学校がっこうわなかったよ。 (I was stuck in traffic, so I wasn’t in time for school.) (因为我遇到了堵车,所以上学迟到了。) (차가 밀려서 학교에 늦었어.) (Do bị tắc đường nên tới trường bị muộn á.)
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Example 2

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このお菓子かしはカロリーすくないから・・・ (This snack is lower-calorie, so …) (因为这种点心的卡路里不高……) (이 과자는 칼로리 적으니까…) (Do món ngọt này có lượng calo thấp nên…)
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