Translation of "sorry" - English-Turkish dictionary

sorry

adjective uk us /ˈsɒri/
(I'm) sorry

B2 something that you say to be polite when you have done something wrong, or when you cannot agree with someone or accept something

Özür dilerim!', 'Üzgünüm!', 'Affedersiniz!' 'Pardon!'
Sorry I'm late.
Oh, I'm sorry. I didn't see you there.
Tom, I'm so sorry about last night - it was all my fault.
I'm sorry, but I just don't think it's a good idea.
SYMPATHY

A2 used to show sympathy or sadness for a person or situation

üzgün, mütessir
I feel sorry for the children - it must be very hard for them.
I was sorry to hear about your brother's accident.
[ + (that) ] I'm sorry that things didn't work out for you.
Sorry? mainly UK

used as a polite way to say that you did not hear what someone has just said

Pardon?', 'Efendim?', 'Özür dilerim, anlayamadım?', 'Ne demiştiniz?'
Sorry? What was that?
WISH SOMETHING WAS DIFFERENT

A1 used to say that you wish something in the past had not happened or had been different

üzgün, pişman, mütessir
[ + (that) ] I'm sorry that I ever met him.
a sorry sight/state/tale

a bad condition or situation

berbat bir durum/şart/koşul
Her car was in a sorry state after the accident.

(Translation of “sorry” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)