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scusare
Pronunciation: / skuˈzare /

Translation of scusare in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo (aus. avere)

  • scusa? cos'hai detto?
    sorry? (I beg your) pardon? what did you say?
    scusi, che ora è?
    excuse me, what time is it?
    scusa, dove credi di essere? scusa se esisto!
    = sorry for breathing!
    scusi! c'ero prima io!
    excuse me! I was here first!
    si è comprato un orologio d'oro, e scusate se è poco!
    he bought himself a gold watch, if you please!

also: scusarsi verbo pronominale

  • to excuse oneself, to apologize, to say sorry
    con qualcuno to somebody di o per qualcosa for something di o per aver fatto for doing
    mi scuso per il ritardo mi scuso per il disturbo
    I'm sorry to be a nuisance
    senza neanche -rsi
    without so much as an apology
    sono dovuto andare a scusarmi con il direttore
    I had to go and apologize to the manager
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate excuse oneself into German

Idioms

chi si scusa s'accusa

[proverbio]
= he who excuses himself, accuses himself

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