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If 对不起 is sorry, how can I be more sorry? Can I say something like 我真的对不起 or 我非常对不起 or even 我太对不起?

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
Category: WK087

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    In reality, when we say that 'I am sorry' in Chinese, generally we won't say 'I am' as it is in English, especially in spoken Chinese. Notice: I said 'generally', most of the time, not 'abosolutely'. This is not about grammar, it's just how we use language in daily life. So you could say:

    实在是对不起。 honestly, sincerely
    真的是对不起。 really
    真的是不好意思。
    真的是非常抱歉。
    Among them,"抱歉"is the most polite and cultivated expression.
    e.g.我迟到了,真的是不好意思!

    As for some formal situations like presentations, writings etc, we would say: I feel very sorry about...对于....我感到十分歉意/抱歉.

    Hello ,

    Do something extremely bad and you will feel or be more sorry ;)

    No you can't say :

    我真的对不起 nor
    我非常对不起

    You can say without using "我"

    真的很对不起 or
    很对不起

    you can say, “我真的很抱歉。”

    我非常抱歉。(formal)

    真的对不起

    You can say 我实在是太对不起你了。
    真的很抱歉,我不是故意的。
    我错了,对不起。

    in china.we can say 真的是很对不起你。

    Yes,you are right,well done.

    But you can say"我真的对不起你 or 非常对不起 or even 我太对不起你了",it could be better.

    You have a good feeling of language indeed.Just keep on more practice.

    非常抱歉

    实在对不起,太对不起了,真的很抱歉,真不好意思
    真是太对不起了。
    all of them are I'm so sorry.

    非常抱歉 ; 真的很抱歉

    当你要表达“so sorry !”in chinese ,you should say :

    1.非常抱歉!
    2.真是太对不起了!
    3.实在是太对不起了,我不是故意的。

    日常生活中我们不加主语“我”在前面。

    在很正式的场合,可以说“我非常非常的抱歉。”

    The following phrases are more formal。

    深表歉意,实在是太抱歉了

    歉意 is noun, 抱歉 is verb

    You can say: 我对此深表歉意。

    真是对不起
    真不好意思
    实在抱歉
    对不起
    真是对不住啊
    More Chinese expressions can go to:www.learnchinese.sg

    我真的很抱歉,我不是故意的!

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