I’m Sorry To | English Speaking Lessons

I’m sorry to

You can use this structure to express a feeling of sympathy or regret.

Here are some examples:

• I’m sorry to hear about your Dad’s illness.
• I’m sorry to have disturbed you.
• I’m sorry to offend you.
• I’m sorry to be so late.
• I’m sorry to see you go.
• I’m sorry to reject your offer.
• I’m sorry to hear that you are unwell.

Note that in this structure, we use a to-infinitive after I’m sorry.

I’m sorry for + (noun / -ing form)

• I’m sorry for hurting your feelings.
• I’m sorry for being late.
• I’m sorry for wasting your time.
• I’m sorry for disturbing you.
• I’m sorry for behaving rudely.
• I’m sorry for breaking the glass.
• I’m sorry for the interruption.
• We are sorry for the delay.


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