extend (one's) sympathy

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extend (one's) sympathy

To share one's condolences. I'm so sorry to hear about your sister's passing. Please extend my sympathy to your mother as well. Don't worry, I extended your sympathy in my card too.
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extend one's sympathy (to someone)

to express sympathy to someone. (A very polite and formal way to tell someone that you are sorry about a misfortune.) Please permit me to extend my sympathy to you and your children. I'm very sorry to hear of the death of your husband. Let's extend our sympathy to Bill Jones, who is in the hospital with a broken leg. We should send him some flowers.
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As a friendly country, we extend our sympathy and we support you," says the telegram, Chairman of BiH CoM.
"We extend our sympathy to his parents Kieran & Caroline, his siblings Hannah, Scarlet and Danny."
'We extend our sympathy and prayers to Sierra Leone and its people who lost loved ones in the mudslides in Freetown,' Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said in a statement.
"We would like to extend our sympathy to Mrs Brown and her family at their sad loss and apologise unreservedly for the unacceptable misplacement of her mother's belongings.
It said, "We extend our sympathy to the families of the dead and wounded.
We extend our sympathy to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in these attacks, and our prayers go out to those who were injured, he said.
We extend our sympathy to the victims of these attacks and the families and friends of those who lost their lives in these attacks.
A spokesman for Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust said: ``We wish to extend our sympathy to the family.
"The people of the US have always been close to U2 and we extend our sympathy and condolences to all those affected."
"We also extend our sympathy to his friends and brother priests, to the parish workers and the parishioners of Holy Trinity and to all those who supported him in his ministry."
``We extend our sympathy and deepest condolences to his family.
We extend our sympathy to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in this attack, and our prayers go out to those who were injured in the hopes they will recover quickly.
He said: "We would like to extend our sympathy to the family of this young boy and to the driver of the truck who was extremely shaken."
Jane's husband Michael was not in court, but coroner Alison Thompson said: "It was a totally devastating loss for which we extend our sympathy to him and his family."