In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pedir perdóndisculparsehe didn't even apologize — ni siquiera pidió perdón
- to apologize (to sb) for sth
- we apologize for the delay/inconvenience — rogamos disculpen el retraso/las molestias
- you must apologize to her for being so rude — tienes que pedirle perdón por haber sido tan grosero
- I must apologize for my son — quisiera disculparme por el comportamiento de mi hijo
- There is nothing humble in living below our best, apologizing, as it were, for our existence.
- The family regrets and apologizes for the omission in the previous obituary.
- This from a man who can't apologise for the big stuff he has got horribly wrong.
- We deeply regret that this ad ran and we apologize if some individuals have been offended by its content.
- At this point the first woman went beetroot red and began apologizing and stuttering something about not meaning any offence.
- It says even more when he apologizes to people whom he hasn't wronged, and doesn't apologize to those whom he has.
- Humility has nothing to do with grovelling, or apologizing for one's existence.
- He apologised to the victims who were injured, and regretted the consequences of his actions.
- We deeply regret our misguided support and apologize for our previous email.
- His staff are striving to find a form of words to allow him to express his regret without officially apologising for the debacle.
- If I scold her for something, most of the time she genuinely apologizes.
- He had taken a huge leap, seeking her out to apologize to her and admit that he had been wrong.
- We will apologize to those customers affected and regret this mistake.
- Then the waitress came back and took the latte away, apologising for bringing me the wrong coffee.
- Should he have mentioned that he was specifically apologizing to the alleged victim?
- I informed him that I had come back to apologize for the wrong I had done, if he would permit me to do so.
- No one is charged, no one is apologizing and no one is certain what happens next.
- He never specifically admits wrongdoings, but if anyone was offended, he apologizes.
- The webmaster was apologising to his readers for having printed wrong information.
- She apologizes for being late, saying that she ‘miscalculated the traffic’.
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