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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Default Please accept my apology/apologies.

    Please accept my apology/apologies.

    Can either noun be used? Thanks.

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    billmcd is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: Please accept my apology/apologies.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Please accept my apology/apologies.

    Can either noun be used? Thanks.
    Yes. Can and is. But most often "apology" as used in you example, would be for a single transgression/incident. Whereas "apologies" might be used as a general consolation in behalf of you and others.

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