forgive me

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of forgive me

used in speech as a polite way of starting to say something that may seem rude or unpleasant
  • Forgive me (for saying so), but I don't think you understood my point.
  • Forgive me, but something has come up and I have to leave right away.

Word by Word Definitions

forgive play
  1. : to cease to feel resentment against (an offender) : pardon

  2. : to give up resentment of or claim to requital (see requital 1) for

  3. : to grant relief from payment of

me play
  1. : objective case of i


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