Bedeutung von “sorry” im Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /ˈsɑr·i/
(I’m) sorry

A1 something that you say to be polite when you have done something wrong:

Sorry I’m late.
Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t see you there.

A2 used to show that you are sad about a person or situation:

I was sorry to hear about your accident.
feel sorry for someone

B1 to feel sympathy for someone because he or she is in a difficult situation:

I feel so sorry for the children.
I feel so sorry for them – their dog just died.

used to say that you wish something in the past had been different:

I’m sorry that I ever met him.

used to politely disagree or refuse to do something:

I’m sorry, I don’t agree with you.

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