feeling sadness, pity, or sympathy, especially for another person's misfortune; grieved
having a sincere feeling of shame or unhappiness at not done them
causing pity mixed with disapproval
"felt regretful over his vanished youth"
"regretful over mistakes she had made"
"he felt bad about breaking the vase"
"my finances were in a deplorable state"
"a lamentable decision"
"her clothes were in sad shape"
"a sorry state of affairs"
"a sorry horse"
"a sorry excuse"
"a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick"
"the car was a no-good piece of junk"
"a blue day"
"the dark days of the war"
"a week of rainy depressing weather"
"a disconsolate winter landscape"
"the first dismal dispiriting days of November"
"a dark gloomy day"
"grim rainy weather"
'Shall ter finish, Sorry?' cried Barker, his fellow butty.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
She often smacked him, but was sorry soon afterwards.
出自： P. Norman
Gosse was extremely vexed and sorry about his mistake.
出自： A. Thwaite
I'm sorry she's dead.
出自： P. D. James
Nobody was particularly sorry to see him go.
出自： A. C. Amor
误 I really sorry about all the trouble I have caused you.
正 I am really sorry about all the trouble I have caused you.
析 sorry是形容词,不是动词,不能说I sorry,必须说be sorry、feel sorry或look sorry。
误 〖HTSS] She is sorry to the poor girl.
误 She is sorry of the poor girl.
正 She is sorry for the poor girl.
误 I am sorry, for I haven't answered your letter.
正 I am sorry, but I haven't answered your letter.
误 It is sorry that your mother is ill.
正 I am sorry that your mother is ill.