Usage examples for allowances

  1. I- I should have made allowances if I had known." – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Blanche could not understand it, but the experienced Mr. Drinkwater smiled his allowances for a young fellow on his native heath, after more years in the wilderness than were good for young fellows. – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  3. Thereat he grinned broadly, and informed us that it was his duty to see justice done to Monsieur Roquion, and that he should stop a portion of our allowances till the debt was paid. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston