Bedeutung von “pardon” im Essential American English Dictionary


exclamation us /ˈpɑr.dən/
pardon (me)?

A2 a polite way of asking someone to say again what he or she has just said:

“You’ll need an umbrella.” “Pardon me?” “I said you’ll need an umbrella.”
pardon me

used to say “sorry” after you have done something rude, for example after burping (= letting air from your stomach out of your mouth)

(Definition von “pardon” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)