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แก้ตัว
gaaeF dtuaaM
Royal Institute - 1982
แก้ตัว  /แก้-ตัว/
[กริยา] พูดหรือทำเพื่อปลดเปลื้องความผิดหรือข้อผิดพลาดของตน.

pronunciation guide
Phonemic Thaiแก้-ตัว
IPAkɛ̂ː tuːa
Royal Thai General Systemkae tua

1.   [verb]
definition
to make an excuse; make up for one's losses

componentsแก้ gaaeFto undo; remedy; mend; repair; cure; correct; counteract; rectify; quench; slake; relieve; edit
ตัว dtuaaM[of a person] self; himself; herself; yourself; themselves; [things] itself
examplesข้อแก้ตัวkhaawF gaaeF dtuaaMexcuse; an unreasonable explanation
แก้ตัวน้ำขุ่น gaaeF dtuaaM naamH khoonL khoonLto dig one's own grave; muddy the waters' trying to “snow” someone with oblique excuses; give a lame-ass excuse
sample
sentences
ปีนี้คงได้เงินไปใช้หนี้สิน ได้แก้ตัวหลังจากนาแล้งนาล่มมาหลายปีติดต่อกัน
bpeeM neeH khohngM daiF ngernM bpaiM chaiH neeF sinR daiF gaaeF dtuaaM langR jaakL naaM laaengH naaM lohmF maaM laaiR bpeeM dtitL dtaawL ganM
"This year he should be able to pay off his debts after many years of drought and crop failure."
ไม่ว่าจะมีความพยายามให้เหตุผลหรือแก้ตัวว่าอย่างไรสุดท้าย กทม.. ก็จะต้องหันมาเผชิญหน้ากับความจริงที่เกิดขึ้นอย่างตรงไปตรงมา
maiF waaF jaL meeM khwaamM phaH yaaM yaamM haiF haehtL phohnR reuuR gaaeF dtuaaM waaF yaangL raiM sootL thaaiH gaawM thaawM maawM gaawF jaL dtawngF hanR maaM phaL cheernM naaF gapL khwaamM jingM theeF geertL kheunF yaangL dtrohngM bpaiM dtrohngM maaM
"Regardless of any efforts to find reasons or make excuses, eventually Bangkok must come to directly face up to the truth of the matter..."
ดูเหมือนเป็นการแก้ตัวให้แก่การฆ่าที่ฟังไม่ขึ้น
duuM meuuanR bpenM gaanM gaaeF dtuaaM haiF gaaeL gaanM khaaF theeF fangM maiF kheunF
It seemed as if she were making a lame excuse to justify her killing [the mouse].
ไม่แก้ตัว โดยหัน ไปโทษใคร
maiF gaaeF dtuaaM dooyM hanR bpaiM tho:htF khraiM
"Do not make excuses by turning around and blaming others."
2. คำแก้ตัว  khamM gaaeF dtuaaM  [noun]
definition
excuse

componentsคำkhamMword; term; discourse
แก้ gaaeFto undo; remedy; mend; repair; cure; correct; counteract; rectify; quench; slake; relieve; edit
ตัว dtuaaM[of a person] self; himself; herself; yourself; themselves; [things] itself
sample
sentence
เมื่อความรักขาดความเข้าใจ คำอธิบายจึงเป็นคำแก้ตัว
meuuaF khwaamM rakH khaatL khwaamM khaoF jaiM khamM aL thiH baaiM jeungM bpenM khamM gaaeF dtuaaM
"When love lacks understanding, explanations become excuses."

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