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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Nuclear Blast would like to offer our condolences to his family, friends, band members and fans worldwide who are affected by this loss.
We offer our condolences for those who have lost their lives as a result of the avalanche, said a US embassy release on Sunday.
We share the deep pain of the friendly and brotherly Iranian people and relatives of those killed and offer our condolences," the Turkish MFA said.
We are deeply saddened to hear news of Susan Tsvangirai's death and we offer our condolences," she added.
We now offer our condolences to her family and friends as well as our sincere gratitude to the hundreds of law enforcement officials and citizens who aided in the search for Sharon these past couple of weeks.
Moved by himself and seconded by members Peter Clarke, Peter Coffin, Peter Elliott, Peter Fenty, Peter Hobbs, Peter Irish, Peter Inukpuk, Peter Monk, Peter Tovell, Peter Wall, Pierre Voyer and Louise Peters: "Whereas there are at this synod more Peters than any other name, such as Michaels and Davids, who are, as we all know, common as dirt, we declare this to be a day of commemoration of Saints Peter the Many and offer our condolences to those of you not so similarly blessed.
We offer our condolences to our employees and neighbors in Los Angeles who may have suffered losses due to the earthquake.
Laura and I offer our condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks, and we send our prayers for a rapid recovery to President Ramos-Horta and the others injured.
But we also offer our condolences for no longer being in the sublimely good company you enjoyed prior to Sunday night.
On behalf of everyone at Enesco, we offer our condolences to Dan's family, and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.