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apologize for

To express regret or remorse for something. If you would just apologize for lying, we can all move on and forget about it. I will never apologize for my religious beliefs.

apologize (to someone) for (someone)

to make an apology to someone for someone else's actions. Would you please apologize to Wally for Tom? I apologized for Frank to the hostess. I had to apologize for Frank. I had to apologize to the hostess. He was never able to apologize to himself for his past errors.
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Australian writer apologizes for insulting Filipino food !-- -- Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - May 7, 2019 - 6:51pm MANILA, Philippines An Australian writer based in Jakarta, Indonesia drew flak online from Filipinos after she said that Filipino food is "bland" and "worst" in Southeast Asia.
PPP leader Sayed Khurseeh Shah reacted and staged walk out of the assembly along with his party members in protest against the statement of Fawad Chaudry and warned to continue walk out until the information minister apologizes for his 'insulting' statement.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President and Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif also demanded that the information minister apologizes for his remarks.
During the video, he apologizes for kicking an elderly woman's suitcase and cursing at her, he then apologizes for using profanity that was directed at Taiwanese and Chinese people, and lastly, he apologizes to the Taiwanese man he swore at and made an obscene gesture towards, and pledges that he will never repeat these actions again.
Political comic Will Durst apologizes for whatever happened during those inconvenient oil-slicks in his memory.