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    hi;
    Here is what i want to know..
    Is this sentense wright ..Do the native speaker use it.
    ( I`m sorry .. Don`t be i`m not.) kind of talk back.
    Do they have sentenses like this? please writes some of them..
    THANKS.

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    hi;
    Here is what i want to know..
    Is this sentense wright ..Do the native speaker use it.
    ( I`m sorry .. Don`t be i`m not.) kind of talk back.
    Do they have sentenses like this? please writes some of them..
    THANKS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zoobinshid
    Hi,
    Here is what I want to know. Is this sentence right, and do native speaker use it?

    Mr X: I'm sorry.
    Mr Y: Don't be, I'm not.

    Do they have sentences like this? Please write some of them.
    THANKS
    The dialogue is fine. It's Standard English. The response given by Mr Y is short for the sentence below:

    Mr Y: Don't be sorry, because I'm not sorry.

    Mr Y left out the words "sorry" and "because", and leaving them out is OK to do becuase the word "sorry" was mentioned already, and the word "because" is implied by the use of the comma ( , ).

    All the best,

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