Casual Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences in Different Scenarios – Top 600+ Terms)/
Apologies and Forgiveness

Apologies and Forgiveness

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I'm very sorry. / I'm really sorry.

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a very formal way of saying sorry

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I'm sorry for... / I'm sorry that...

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said to mean that you regret and are sorry for something that you've done

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I didn't mean to...

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used to mean that you had no intention of offending or hurting someone and are sorry for doing so

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It's my fault.

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said to acknowledge wrongdoing

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I'm to blame.

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said to take responsibility for something bad that has happened

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I take full responsibility.

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a very formal way of apologizing and acknowledging that you are the cause of something bad that has happened

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I owe you an apology.

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said to admit that you have done something wrong and must apologize to the hurt party

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Can you forgive me?

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a polite way of asking for someone's forgiveness

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I shouldn't have...

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said to express regret about something that you have done

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It won't happen again.

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said as an apology and a promise that you will not make the same mistake again

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I'd like to make it up to you. / What can I do to make it up to you?

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said with the intention of turning a bad situation around in order to be forgiven

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I forgive you.

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a direct way of accepting an apology

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It happens.

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an indirect way of forgiving someone

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I don't hold it against you.

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means that you have forgiven someone and do not hold a grudge against them

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Don't worry about it.

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said to forgive someone and put them at ease or encourage them to not think about what they have done

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(Let's) forget about it.

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used to say that the other person should not worry about what happened because it is not important or relevant

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Just drop it.

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another way to tell someone to forget about a situation because it is not important

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It's not your fault.

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used to take blame away from someone who is taking it

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No worries.

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used to mean that everything is alright

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Let it go.

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a casual, somewhat indifferent, way of telling someone not to worry

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