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弁解(べんかい)

excuse

弁解
benkai
excuse; explanation (for one's actions); justification

弁 ben has to do with "speech"
解 kai has to do with "solving" or "explanation"

弁護士 ben go shi - lawyer [I]
弁当 ben to - lunch box, boxed lunch [B]
解説 kai setsu - explanation, commentary [A]
理解 ri kai - understanding [I]

Don't give me excuses--show me results!

SUGGESTED USAGE:

弁解(べんかい)余地(よち)はない。

benkai no yochi wa nai.
No room for excuses!

  • 余地 yochi - space; room
  • ない nai - not; does not exist

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