Excuse from - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
excuse (one) from (something)
To allow one's absence from something. I have a doctor's note that excuses me from class yesterday.
excuse someone from something
to permit a person not to do something; to exempt someone from something. Please excuse me from attending the meeting. I must excuse myself from the discussion.
References in periodicals archive
Again we have another lame excuse from
our politically correct police force.
allows excuse from
contractual obligations when performance becomes "commercially impractical" or extremely and unreasonably difficult to perform due to an unforeseen event.
"The road was too narrow and we ran into a sheep," was the unlikely excuse from
a customer from Devon.