How to Make and Accept an Apology in English

How to Make and Accept an Apology in English! In our daily conversation, we sometimes have to ask for an apology or to accept someone’s apology. It is a very common thing in our life. Saying “Sorry” is a cold way to make an apology and similarly “It’s Ok” is the coldest one to accept an apology. Let us find some hot ones.

How to Make and Accept an Apology

Making an Apology

  • I must apologize for…
  • I do apologize for
  • I beg your pardon. /Pardon. /Sorry.
  • I apologize for…
  • Excuse me for…
  • Please, forgive me for my…
  • Please forgive me for…
  • Please excuse my…
  • Please accept my apology for …
  • Pardon me for this…
  • Pardon me for being so rude.
  • My apologies for…
  • It’s all my fault.
  • I’m ashamed of…
  • I’m terribly sorry for…
  • I’m so sorry for…
  • I’m afraid …
  • I’m (really/ terribly/ so) sorry for …I won’t do it again
  • I’d like to apologize for…
  • I’d like to apologize for (not)…
  • I was wrong. Can you forgive me?
  • I shouldn’t have…
  • I shouldn’t have said that. Don’t be mad at me.

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Accepting an Apology

  • Don’t worry, you’re forgiven.
  • Don’t worry about it.
  • Don’t mention it.
  • Don’t apologize.
  • You should be, but I forgive you.
  • You couldn’t help it.
  • Think nothing of it.
  • That’s quite all right.
  • That’s OK.
  • That’s all right.
  • That’s all right.
  • Please don’t let it happen again.
  • No worries.
  • No problem.
  • No need to apologize, it’s OK.
  • No harm done.
  • Never mind.
  • It’s not important.
  • It’s fine.
  • It’s all fine.
  • It doesn’t matter.
  • I understand.
  • I quite understand.
  • Forget about it.

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