› please repeat what you just said: Pardon me? I didn't hear you. Pardon me › Pardon me is sometimes used to say you are sorry when you do something slightly rude, such as burp or accidentally push someone. pardon me › Pardon me is also polite way of attracting someone’s attention: Pardon me, does this train go to Oakland? pardon me › Pardon me can also be used to show respect before disagreeing with someone: Pardon me, but I think you have that wrong.