what does "make allowance"mean? "give money to?"why? just praised him to arrive on time?
Theron Ward could not comply immediately, or anything like it. Precinct 3 was in Garland, Texas, fourteen miles away. Pushing all the way, he made Parkland in twenty minutes. Had anyone there been in the mood to make allowances, he should have been congratulated. He wasn't; by then no one there was making allowances for anyone.i see, it means "comfort "here