excuse me (4)

This page is about the conversational phrase excuse me (4)


This is a polite thing to say if you've accidentally done something.

For example

  • When she realized she'd stepped on my toe, she turned and said, "Excuse me."

  • When the little boy burped, he giggled and said, "Excuse me."

Also "pardon me"

Quick Quiz

You should say "Excuse me" if you've done something that could

a. help somebody

b. upset somebody

c. excite somebody

Contributor: Matt Errey