Examples of sorry in a Sentence
I'm sorry if I offended you.
She was sorry to hear about their divorce.
I'm sorry for your loss.
I'm sorry for saying that.
I'm sorry that I wasted your time.
What a sorry state of affairs we're in now.
That's the sorriest excuse I've heard.
Recent Examples of sorry from the Web
Michael Leiter, sorry to see you on a Sunday morning like this again.
Her decisions are not based on logic, but on feeling sorry for people, which is extremely frustrating.
Parents Ana and Francisco Tamez are also sorry to see Jefferson shut its doors.
Reduce the top marginal income tax rate in Virginia from 5 – sorry, from 5.75 – percent to 4.75 percent over the course of about a year.
Mourners at funerals flip the bird and say sorry for your loss.
A day earlier, starter Rich Hill got blistered — sorry — while looking creaky after an eight-day layoff that has many hoping the Dodgers stick to their promise to return to a five-man rotation.
There's only room for my manic energy in a relationship, sorry bud.
The city will reportedly bar any vehicle with less than four passengers (sorry Miata owners) from going through tunnels or over bridges into the city.
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Origin and Etymology of sorry
Middle English sory, from Old English sārig, from sār sore
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of sorry
SORRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sorry for English Language Learners
: feeling sorrow or regret
—used to express polite regret
—used to introduce disappointing or bad news in a polite way
SORRY Defined for Kids
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