口実, こうじつ

  • kōjitsu
JLPT 2

Definition of 口実,こうじつ

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • excuse
  • pretext

Examples of 口実,こうじつ in a Sentence

女は自分不利になるような口実に与えた。
She gave him a handle against her.
You'll have to manufacture some kind of excuse.
He came to my house on the pretext of seeing me.
それは怠ける口実すぎない
That is a mere excuse for idleness.
口実でっち上げた。
He made up an excuse.
病気口実しては来なかった。
He did not come on the pretext of sickness.
The reduced price of luxury goods is just window dressing to make the new consumption tax look better.
He invented an excuse for being late.
パーティーに行かないためのうまい口実でっちあげた。
He cooked up a good excuse for not going to the party.
その自己防衛口実した
The man pleaded self-defence.
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