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adjective sorry pronunciation in American English /ˈsɔri/
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  1. 1
    used for emphasizing how bad, stupid, or embarrassing something is
    That’s the sorriest excuse I’ve ever heard.
    a sorry business/mess/state (=an unpleasant or difficult situation): If it weren’t for you, I wouldn’t be in this sorry mess.
  2. 2
    ashamed, embarrassed, or unhappy about something that you have done
    Tell your sister you’re sorry!
    sorry (that): I’m sorry I behaved in such a childish way.
    sorry for: He wasn’t sorry for hitting the other boy.
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  3. 3
    feeling sadness or sympathy for someone because something bad has happened to them
    sorry about: I’m sorry about your losing your job.
    sorry to hear (that): I am sorry to hear that your father died.
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  4. 4
    disappointed about a situation, and wishing you could change it
    sorry (that): I’m sorry you have decided to leave the company.
    We’re sorry you weren’t happy with our service.



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the buying and selling of human organs

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