I'm sorry for your loss | I'm so sorryFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase I'm sorry for your loss | I'm so sorry
You can say this if someone tells you that one of their relatives or friends has died.
- "My father passed away last night."
"I'm sorry for your loss, Daniel. Is there anything I can do?"
- "My friend Jodie just died."
"I'm so sorry, Alice."
WARNING! You must not say "I'm sorry for your loss" to someone who's told you their friend or relative is sick or injured. It can only be said if a person has already died. This is very important!!
You must not say "I'm sorry for your loss" unless
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