Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in meaning to each of the following questions
“I’m sorry for being late again.” said Mai.
I felt sorry for Mai as she was late again.
Mai was sorry for my being late again.
Mai excused for my being late again.
Mai apologizes for being late again.
Correct Answer: EASY
Original sentence: “I’m sorry I’m late again.” Mai said
Tm sorry for being late again.” (I’m sorry for being late again.) _ This is an apology
Structure: – feel sorry for sb: feel sorry for someone
– be sorry for sth/ doing sth: apologize for something/ do something
– excuse sth: apologize for something;
– excuse sb for sth/ doing sth: forgive someone for something/ doing something
– apologize (to sb) for sth: apologize (to someone) for something
“Sorry about being late again.”
A. wrong meaning (I feel sorry for Mai because she’s late again)
B. unreasonable (my _ her)
C. wrong grammar