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    Need an idiom for this please

    Hi

    I am looking for an idiom to explain that someone's words are nothing but self-justifying. Like that Jane would apply in the following example?

    Jane: How could you not help that man? He was seriously injured from the accident!

    Justin: Well I was already very late for a doctors appointment and there were others running to help him.

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    Re: Need an idiom for this please

    I can't think of one at the moment. Something similar, but not the same, is 'He wouldn't take responsibility for a f*rt in his own bath.'

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    Re: Need an idiom for this please

    Those who like to show off their French use 'Qui s'excuse' s'accuse''.

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    Re: Need an idiom for this please

    Thanks guys.

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