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    #1

    Unhappy apologizing Q: feel terrible

    hello i would like some help
    which of these is correct ???
    i feel terrible about not inviting you to the party
    i feel terrible for not inviting you to the party
    ALSO:
    i feel terrible about coping from you
    i feel terrible for coping from you

    i wonder if the preposition has a different stucture....

  2. 5jj's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: apologizing Q: feel terrible

    Quote Originally Posted by woodpecker View Post
    1. i feel terrible about not inviting you to the party
    2. i feel terrible for not inviting you to the party
    ALSO:.
    3. i feel terrible about coping from you
    4. i feel terrible for coping from you
    Both #1 and #2 are acceptable, provided you have a capital I.

    #3 and #4 mean nothing. I am afraid I cannot even guess what meaning is intended.

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    #3

    Red face Re: apologizing Q: feel terrible

    thank you very much for your answer
    I meant copying, coping is a mistake

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    #4

    Re: apologizing Q: feel terrible

    Quote Originally Posted by woodpecker View Post
    thank you very much for your answer
    I meant copying, coping is a mistake
    Then they are both fine,

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