be sorry for (someone)

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be sorry for (someone)

To empathize with or feel compassion for another person and their sorrows, problems, or plight. It's infuriating that the CEOs swindled the country for millions of dollars, but I'm especially sorry for the thousands of their employees who are now out of a job. I'm so sorry for Johnny—his addiction has gotten completely out of control.
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be/feel ˈsorry for somebody

feel sympathy or pity for somebody: I feel sorry for all the people who are alone at Christmas.
See also: feel, somebody, sorry
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"I am sorry for us and sorry for Michael - I think he had a good performance but it was a clear penalty.