Apologize

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Definition

to apologize (US), to apologise (UK): to say sorry, to excuse oneself
verb
I apologize for being rude to your mother yesterday. I am really very sorry about what I said to her.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I apologise for being rude to your mother yesterday.
US: Don't apologize to me; apologize to my mother!

Examples

  • "We apologize for the short delay."
  • "Jean : I apologize for my country."
  • "My servers could handle 10 times the traffic if they weren't busy apologizing for your shit code base."
  • "Trey : First Miss, allow me to apologize on behalf of the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "It is important that you never tell them that they are wrong, but apologize for their inconvenience and assure them that you will do everything in your power to accommodate them."
  • "I apologize for being in America during my first week as European president."
  • "Steffi : I really apologise for my poor organisation."
  • "Cockney barman : Your Majesty, I can't apologise enough."
  • "I apologize, I thought you were my grandmother."
  • "I apologise that this note is written on toilet paper."

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