10 ways to say sorry

We all make mistakes, and it's important for us to admit mistakes and say sorry. Do you know other ways to apologise besides saying 'I'm sorry'? 

Let's look at 10 ways to apologise:

  1. Sorry about that.

    The most common way to apologise with small mistakes, such as bumping into someone or saying someone’s name wrong.

  2. Oh, my bad.

    A slang phrase that you can use for simple mistakes.

  3. My fault.

    A causal phrase that you can also use for slight mistakes.

  4. I'm so sorry.

    A causal way to apologise for a more serious mistake, especially in customer service situations.

  5. I was wrong on that.

    A way to apologise if you caused a problem with communication, or gave incorrect information.

  6. I owe you an apology.

    A phrase used for serious and sincere apology.

  7. I'd like to apologise.

    A phrase used for formal apology.

  8. That was wrong of me.

    A phrase to be used if you are very serious about your apology.

  9. I sincerely apologise.

    A formal way to apologise in writing.

  10. I take full responsibility.

    A phrase to be used if you want to write a formal apology.

Now that you have learn 10 ways to aplogise, hopefully you will know how to say sorry sincerely in any situation!