make an exception

idiom

Definition of make an exception

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

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“Make an exception.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20an%20exception. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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