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    He is sorry for not attending

    Hi,


    Is "He's sorry for not attending to me" correct?

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    Re: He is sorry for not attending

    What are you trying to say? What didn't he do?

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    Re: He is sorry for not attending

    Attend to = to help or deal with sb/sth

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    Re: He is sorry for not attending

    Is there some reason you don't want to say "He's sorry for not helping me".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He is sorry for not attending

    Is "He couldn't attend to me" unnatural?

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    Re: He is sorry for not attending

    It's natural as long as your listener knows what you're referring to with "attend to me". Your new sentence has, of course, lost the fact that he was sorry for not doing it or for not being able to do it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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