make an exception

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make an exception

: to allow a rule not to be followed
  • She asked them to make an exception in her case .

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

exception play
  1. : the act of excepting : exclusion

  2. : one that is excepted

  3. : question, objection


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