How to apologize in Spanish (II) – Lo siento to express sympathy

Apologize in Spanish - When to say lo siento

Feeling regretful of your mistake, or sorry for someone is not a fun feeling, and it won’t be a time you want to pull out your translator! How to be prepared to say the right words?

What to say when you have hurt someone like a friend or a partner? This is not a moment you want to feel tongue-tied and worry that the person you care about cannot understand the regret you want to extend to them….


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When someone you care about is going through a difficult time, it is always challenging to know how to express your sympathy, even in your native language. So if you want to become fluent in Spanish, you need to know the best way to do this. If you want to choose the right words, you can see specific examples in this video! It will show you how to say, “I’m so sorry I know this is a difficult time for you.” You will also learn how to say, “Sorry you are sick, I hope you feel better soon.”

These are all situations that you may encounter when you have made friends in a Spanish speaking country, so go ahead! Watch the video and learn from a native Spanish speaker!