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Explain It Away ( finding different reasons to explain why it happened ... )

"Explain It Away"

To explain it away is to find different excuses for why it happened.

Example: "People must have been curious when they found out." Reply: "No, they just explained it away."

To explain something away is to find reasons which are not the most important reasons for why something happened.

Example: "No one will remember. They will either forget, or they will explain it away."

Example: "I want to know the real reason it happened. Don't just explain it away."

Expense Is No Object

Explain Yourself

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