Apologizing

Apologizing

1. I’m sorry. I made a mistake.

2. Please accept my apologies.

3. I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to . . .

4. (I’m) sorry. I didn’t realize that . . . .

Prefacing bad news

1. I’m sorry (I have) to tell you this, but . . .

2. I hate to tell you this, but . . .

3. I don’t know how to tell you this, but . . .

4. I have some bad news.

(Formal) written apologies

1. We regret to inform you that . . .

2. Regretfully, . . .

3. Unfortunately, . . .

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