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Which is correct to say "I'm sorry"?

Which is correct and could you please explain the difference

Ich bin leid. and Es tut mir leid.

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For learning: German
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    "Ich bin leid" is wrong. "Es tut mir leid" is correct.

    The difference is, I suppose, that "Ich bin leid" is a literal translation of "I am sorry", and literal translations often don't work.

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