forgive me

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Definition of forgive me

used in speech as a polite way of starting to say something that may seem rude or unpleasantForgive 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.

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“Forgive me.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forgive%20me. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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