3. Apologizing – przepraszanie.

Dziś prezentujemy trzeci z dziesięciu tekstów na temat funkcji językowych.

Poziom elementarny (A2)

  1. I apologize
  2. I’m really sorry
  3. I’m so sorry
  4. I’m sorry
  5. I’m sorry but…
  6. Sorry

Poziom niżej średniozaawansowany (B1)

  1. …is/was my fault
  2. (I’m) sorry if…
  3. I (really) must apologize
  4. I hope you can forgive me (one day)
  5. I really am so sorry
  6. I wasn’t doing my job
  7. I’d like to apologize
  8. Please forgive me

Poziom średniozaawansowany (B1/B2)

  1. …was very…of me
  2. (I know) my actions…
  3. (Looking back), I (now) realise that…
  4. (Please) don’t be angry
  5. I accept (full) responsibility
  6. I am/feel (so) ashamed
  7. I can understand how you feel (about…)
  8. I do apologize
  9. I don’t know what to say
  10. I really am most terribly sorry
  11. I regret…
  12. I take (all) the blame
  13. Pardon me!
  14. Please accept my/our apologies
  15. Please excuse my behaviour/thoughtlessness/…

Poziom wyżej średniozaawansowany (B2/B2+)

  1. (I now realise that/I know) I shouldn’t have done that
  2. (I’m sure) you must be (very) disappointed in me
  3. (Please) don’t be mad (at me)/don’t kill me
  4. I accept that I am to blame/that it’s my fault
  5. I am (such) an idiot
  6. I am sorry to have disappointed you
  7. I apologize wholeheartedly/unreservedly
  8. I cannot say/express how sorry I am
  9. I have reflected on my actions and…
  10. I know it was wrong (of me) (to…)
  11. If I could turn back the clock,…
  12. It was (a bit) insensitive of me (to…)
  13. Please accept my sincere/sincerest apologies
  14. There is (really/absolutely) no excuse for my actions/behaviour/inaction/laziness
  15. You are right to blame me
  16. You must forgive me

Poziom zaawansowany (C1/C2)

  1. (I know) I have let myself/you (all) down (by…)
  2. (I know) it was thoughtless (of me)
  3. D’oh!
  4. I can see how you might be annoyed (by…)
  5. I can’t believe I…
  6. I don’t know what came over me
  7. I don’t know what got into me
  8. I just want the ground to swallow me up
  9. I take (full) responsibility
  10. I think I went a bit too far
  11. I am/was in the wrong
  12. I messed up
  13. I would like to express my regret
  14. I’m happy to take (my share of) the blame
  15. If I could take it all back, I would
  16. It was inexcusable
  17. It’s unforgivable, I know
  18. Please don’t hold a grudge
  19. Don’t hold this against me
  20. Silly me!

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