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
The Virginian was gone, cancelled, leaving my mother with a sorry choice between Bat Masterson and the hundredth replay of the Gunsmoke where Miss Kitty gets kidnapped.
McClure certainly tries to sound incredibly sorry in his apology letter.
Your communication skills are strong again today, and after Wednesday's revelations, today’s a good opportunity to make like Justin Bieber and say sorry.
So sorry, fast food chains on I-20 between Atlanta and Birmingham.
Twenty years later, Joel Schumacher is still really sorry about messing up Batman & Robin, the campy, critically bashed superhero film that introduced the world to a truly unholy sight: batsuit nipples.
But the author's reading renders the tale amorphous, beating it into a blurry nebula with every syllable uttered in his sorry state.
Some even suggested the sorry state of the Metro system would lead to a tragic end for the musician from Tampa.
Michael Leiter, sorry to see you on a Sunday morning like this again.
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Origin and Etymology of sorry
Middle English sory, from Old English sārig, from sār sore
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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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