(I) beg your pardon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “(I) beg your pardon” in the English Dictionary

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(I) beg your pardon

could you ​pleaserepeat what you just said: "Are you ​feelingbetter?" "I beg ​yourpardon?" "I said: Are you ​feelingbetter?" (I) beg your pardon (I) beg ​yourpardon also ​means I am ​sorry: I beg ​yourpardon – can I just get past you? Note: Used as a polite way to ask someone to forgive you.
(Definition of (I) beg your pardon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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