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Everybody makes mistakes, but sometimes, we can make up for them by saying “sorry”. How do you say “sorry” in Chinese? Let’s learn how to apologize in Chinese.
Here are different ways to express “sorry” in Chinese.
Duì bù qǐ.
This is the most standard and proper way.
This is another common way to say “sorry”. “抱歉 (bào qiàn)” is a little bit lighter than “对不起 (duì bù qǐ)”
Bù hǎo yì sī.
It literally means “to be embarrassed”.
We always use it when things are not as severe, it is a courtesy phrase. And also, if you have to interrupt or bother someone, you can use “不好意思 (bù hǎo yì sī)”.
Bié shēng qì.
Don’t be mad.
When you make a mistake and try to come to the other person down, you can say “别生气 (bié shēng qì)”.
We all make mistakes, but we can make up for them by saying the right things. How do you say “sorry” in Chinese? Have you mastered these expressions?
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