Thesaurus / make allowances

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She has been with us a long time: we don't forget her claims upon us, and I hope we know how to make allowances.'

Little DorritCharles Dickens

He feels rather ashamed of himself; but perhaps I should make allowances.

TorchySewell Ford

He knew very well, and could make allowances, that the senator from Kentucky was placed in a very trying situation.

Your husband is proud and he has peculiarities of temper which we have all to make allowances for.

She was the only person who could realise John's position and make allowances for him.

Double HarnessAnthony Hope

She tried to persuade herself to make allowances for Allan, but they refused to be made.

The Rose Garden HusbandMargaret Widdemer

But I am willing to make allowances for the parties who engage in it, considering whose auspices they act under.

And when you do correct, do not forget to make allowances, if there be any reason why allowance should be made.

EtiquetteEmily Post

No, I do not say that, as we must make allowances for your illness; but it will not be breakfast.

Mr. Midshipman EasyCaptain Frederick Marryat

Prisoner, we make allowances for your sex, and your peril, but you must not remark on the evidence at present.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.