Would anybody tell me which sentence is correct? He said, "I am sorry I broke the glass" => 1. He apologized for breaking the glass. 2. He apologized for having broken the glass.
Dec 5, 2014 3:20 AM
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you mean unnatural
December 5, 2014
In common American English, I think both 1 and 2 sound fine. Someone can possibly give a reason why #1 is not correct, but I do not know the reason. Also #2 sounds a more formal or stiff.
December 5, 2014
1. He apologized for breaking the glass.
December 5, 2014
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