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Is it correct to say sorry for the bother?

Is it correct to say sorry for the bother?

“Sorry to bother” does not contain any direct object but is still correct. The omission of the DO slightly changes the meaning of the sentence: it goes from an apology for specifically bothering you to an apology for the general act of bothering.

Should you say sorry to bother you in email?

Empty statements like “I’m sorry to bother you.” are polite, but just make my goal of getting through all the unread messages in my inbox that much harder to achieve. So if your email was written in a professional manner, but was just terse, that’s absolutely fine.

How do you say sorry to bother you professionally?

Since you don’t want to say you (Why not? It’s appropriate!), we can rephrase it passively as: Sorry to be bothersome… or Sorry to be troublesome… But I have to say, the active voice is better writing. My recommendation: go with ‘Sorry to bother you…’ or even better ‘We’re sorry to bother you…’

How do you say I am sorry in a polite way?

6 Unique Ways to Say “Sorry” When You Make a Mistake

  1. My Apologies. My apologies is another word for “I’m sorry.” It’s rather formal, so it’s fine for business contexts.
  2. Pardon/Pardon Me/I Beg Your Pardon. Pardon is a verb which means to allow as a courtesy.
  3. Excuse Me.
  4. Mea Culpa.
  5. Oops/Whoops.
  6. My Bad.

When to say ” I’m sorry for bothering you “?

Featured answer. Saying, “I’m sorry for bothering/troubling you” is usually said after you already bother the person and “I’m sorry to bother/trouble you” is usually said before you bother the person.

Which is a better replacement for I’m Sorry?

“I’m sorry” can become a statement without meaning. A great replacement for I’m sorry is “I desire.” This statement is a leading statement that places the focus on what is going to happen or what both parties would like to see happen. It allows the hearer to feel heard and know the heart of the speaker.

Can a professor say sorry to Bother you in an email?

Edit: my only experience is working within the United States, so this answer is intended only to apply there. Perhaps it’s worth making one point clearer: certainly blathering pseudo-politenesses is silly and off-putting, BUT demonstrably knowing the currently-accepted forms of politenesses is itself a filter, which you’d want to pass.

When is it not the right time to say sorry?

An apology is about taking responsibility and making a commitment to do differently next time. If you aren’t responsible or would do the same again, then it’s not the time to say sorry. Next time you feel pulled to say “sorry,” simply don’t use that word. Make the apology without it. This will compel you to be clear on your part of the story.