Re: no excuse + ing form =? no excuse for noun to infinitive and meaning
Yes, though both sentences should begin with a capital letter.
Originally Posted by JACEK1
It could theoretically mean the first, but it's far more likely to mean the second. Context will tell you.
Does "there is no excuse for a man to be treated in this manner" mean "it is unthinkable for man to be treated in this manner or "Nothing justifies treating a man in this manner"?
Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.