extend (one's) sympathy to (someone)

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extend (one's) sympathy to (someone)

To share one's condolences with someone. I'm so sorry to hear about your sister's passing. Please extend my sympathy to your mother as well.
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Designed on one level to conjure the effects of a repressive society on women with few available choices, "Love" feels frigid even though Wasilewski likely wants to extend sympathy to their situations.
"We extend deep condolences over the death of Margaret Thatcher and wish to extend sympathy to her family," spokesman Hong Lei said at a daily press briefing.
The memorial should be welcomed if intended to commemorate the innocent victims of the tragedy, but should be firmly resisted in any form that may appear to extend sympathy to Nazi fascists.