offer (someone) (one's) condolences

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offer (someone) (one's) condolences

To extend a semi-formal declaration or expression of sympathy to someone who has experienced a recent pain, grief, or misfortune, especially the death of a relative or loved one. Tom, I just heard about your wife's passing and wanted to offer my most sincere condolences. We're calling over after lunch to offer condolences to the family. Jane wasn't able to make it to the funeral, but she wanted to offer you her condolences nonetheless.
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I offer my condolences to those grieving for lost friends and relatives, and those suffering from injuries.
I offer my condolences to the bereaved families and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured," he wrote.
I offer my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and wish the injured a speedy recovery.
I offer my condolences to the families and colleagues of those killed and injured from the EU Delegation, when one of their vehicles was attacked in Sana a on Sunday.
I never had the opportunity to offer my condolences to the widow, Mrs.