excuse oneself

idiom

: to say politely that one has to leave
Excusing himself, he quickly rose from the table and left the room.

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“Excuse oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excuse%20oneself. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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