Bedeutung von "pardon" Essential English Dictionary


exclamation uk /ˈpɑːdən/
pardon (me)?

A2 a polite way of asking someone to say again what they have just said:

“You’ll need an umbrella.” “Pardon?” “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" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)