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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of apologise.

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Examples

  • When stopped, Yengeni had admitted to Jaftha than he had been drinking, and apologised, using the Xhosa word "ndiyaxolisa".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He's not the brightest lad in the world and he didn't mean to harm anybody but he's apologised, which is great.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Pleading guilty so that her son would not have to testify against her, Sword apologised to her children and her sister, saying, "I am remorseful for everything that occurred … I don't understand it."

    The First Post: Latest

  • The three triple-zero operators who took David's frantic calls apologised at the inquest for being abrupt, insensitive and failing to follow procedure by logging his calls.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Further to my earlier post, I see that Jeremy Clarkson has "apologised" ...

    What did Jeremy Clarkson say that was so wrong (update)

  • Hal, I'm sure you've seen this, but in case you haven't, Jan Moir "apologised" for her article.

    An Open Letter to Jan Moir

  • I didn't realise this had happened in Oz Glenda, nor did I realise you had "apologised" for it on behalf of your country.

    1...2...3

  • But I wouldn't have said anything like that either and when I have said unintentionally the wrong thing, I have admitted it and apologised which is not always an easy thing to do.

    ready for the rant?

  • A position I have more respect for, frankly, than those leadership candidates and deputy leadership candiates who have "apologised" for making a mistake and think that makes it OK.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Leon also "apologised" for a speech he made to the Cape Town press club last year, where he warned that South Africans were in danger of losing their liberty, gradually and slowly, to a creeping erosion of the Constitutional separation of powers.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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