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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This gave Tom Tristram a much-coveted opportunity to offer his condolences.
He will attend the late Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's funeral prayers and then go to Sharif family's residence Jati Umra to offer his condolences to the bereaved family.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and first Deputy Premier, visited Qatar to offer his condolences to Qatari Amir Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Former President Abdullah GE-l has expressed his condolences to the "whole nation" over the recent Ankara suicide bombings, GE-l's office tweeted late on Monday, in a clear response to acting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu's earlier remarks that GE-l should have called the Prime Ministry rather than pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chair Selahattin DemirtaE- to offer his condolences.
According to a Presidency of the Republic press release, the President of the Republic left Tunisia, Sunday morning for the United Arab Emirates, to offer his condolences.
Saudi King Abdallah bin Abdel-Aziz contacted Jumblatt by phone to offer his condolences to the lawmaker on his mother's death.
Baghdad (NINA) - Speaker of Parliament, Usama al-Nijaifi, met with Saudi Crown Prince, Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, to offer his condolences on the death of the Emir of Riyadh, Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz.
Tanaiste and Labour Party Leader Eamon Gilmore yesterday phoned the Taoiseach to offer his condolences after hearing the news.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met Prince Naif on Tuesday to offer his condolences. Prince Salman and Prince Khaled were also present during their meeting.
When Clarke's husband died some years ago, Helms called to offer his condolences, and even inserted a tribute in the Congressional Record.
According to a Presidency press release, the President of the Republic left Tunisia, Sunday morning for the United Arab Emirates, to offer his condolences.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an attended at the Kocatepe Mosque to offer his condolences to Ecay-lar's family.
Summary: FPM Saad Hariri called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to offer his condolences on the death of a Fatah member and discuss the latest developments of the Palestinian cause.
Deak said US Vice President Joe Biden would arrive with a high-ranking delegation in Riyadh on Thursday to meet with King Abdullah and offer his condolences. On Tuesday, the first leaders to arrive for the funeral were Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairman of Egyptian Military Council Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, Djibouti's President Ismael Omar Guelleh, Senegalese President Abdullah Wade and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai.
The President of the Republic will travel to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to offer his condolences to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Presidency said in a press release.