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That's the sorriest excuse I've ever heard.
If it weren't for you, I wouldn't be in this sorry mess.
Tell your sister you're sorry!
I'm sorry I behaved in such a childish way.
He wasn't sorry for hitting the other boy.
I'm sorry about your losing your job.
I am sorry to hear that your father died.
I'm sorry you have decided to leave the company.
We're sorry you weren't happy with our service.
I feel sorry for the guys who have to work double shifts.
Instead of sitting around feeling sorry for yourself, go out and socialize.
I'm sorry – I shouldn't have blamed you.
Sorry, I didn't mean to step on your foot.
Sorry, I should have called to let you know I'd be late.
I'm sorry about the misunderstanding.
Sorry, do you know what time it is?
I'm sorry for the intrusion, but you have a phone call.
I'm sorry, what was your name again?
You need to catch the number 3, sorry, the number 23 bus to Market Street.
I'm sorry but I don't see how you expect us to finish by lunchtime.
We're going to have to lay off 100 employees, I'm sorry to say.
This is the American English definition of sorry. View British English definition of sorry.
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