I beg your pardon (1)FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase I beg your pardon (1)
You can say this to apologize for accidently doing something or for making a small mistake.
- When I realized I'd stepped on a woman's foot, I said, "I beg your pardon."
- After giving me the wrong change, the cashier said, "I beg your pardon. My mistake."
"Pardon", "Pardon me", "Sorry" and "Excuse me" are less formal ways of saying the same thing.
The waiter said, "I beg your pardon," after
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