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How to Say “Sorry” in English

2 mesi fa
British people are famous for apologising in almost every situation. Whether we are apologising for asking a question, for our bad weather or because we sneezed,

There are different ways of saying sorry in everyday situations. The patterns are easy to learn and easy to use :-)
To emphasise how you feel

-I'm really sorry...

I'm really sorry, Victoria, I didn't mean to lose your book.
-I'm so sorry...

I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday, William!
To say why you're sorry

-Sorry about...

Sorry about the mess. I'll clear up later.
-Sorry for...

Sorry for taking your DVD.
To say sorry without using the words 'I'm sorry'!
I'd like to apologise for...

I'd like to apologise for the way I spoke to you earlier.

Slang for “I’m sorry” My bad (common among teenagers) Whoops (casual) Oops, sorry. (casual or sarcastic)
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