I beg your pardon (2)FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase I beg your pardon (2)
You can say this if you think what someone's said or done is wrong.
- "Harry's not a very good father."
"I beg your pardon. He's a wonderful father."
- When a woman went straight to the counter without waiting, I said, "I beg your pardon. You weren't next in line."
You can also use "Excuse me" and "Pardon me" in the same way.
Tony said climate change is a myth, and Julia said, "I beg your pardon.
Contributor: Matt Errey