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    Smile Sorry for you being wait for long

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: ⓐ Sorry for you being wait for long.
    ⓑ Sorry that have you waited for long.

    B: No worries, I havenít been waiting for long.
    How did you get here?

    A: ⓐ I walk up to get here.
    I got here by walk.
    ⓒ I got here by foot.

    B: No wonder, you are all sweating.


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    Re: Sorry for you being wait for long

    Hello~ Can you help me say this naturally please?

    A: ⓐ Sorry for you being wait for long.
    ⓑ Sorry that have you waited for long.

    Sorry you had to wait so long.


    B: No worries Never mind, I haven’t been waiting for long.

    How did you get here?

    A: ⓐ I walked to get here.
    ⓑ I got here by walk.
    I got here by on foot.

    Ich habe zu Fuss gekommen.

    B: No wonder, you are all sweating.


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    Re: Sorry for you being wait for long

    Many thanks for your help

    Can I ask one more that related to "Sorry you had to wait so long."

    Can I say... ?

    ⓐ Sorry I keep you waiting so long.
    ⓑ Sorry I've kept you waiting so long.

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    #4

    Question Re: Sorry for you being wait for long

    Quote Originally Posted by flytothesky View Post
    Many thanks for your help

    Can I ask one more that related to "Sorry you had to wait so long."

    Can I say... ?

    ⓐ Sorry I keep you waiting so long.
    ⓑ Sorry I've kept you waiting so long.
    Sorry to keep you waiting. I won't be long. (When you want someone to wait for you for a while.)
    Sorry to have kept you waiting. Acctually there was a meeting with... (When someone has already waited to see you.)
    Hope that helps!
    Dawood

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    #5

    Re: Sorry for you being wait for long

    And there's another alternative (no active verb -> nobody's fault!):

    "Sorry you've had such a long wait...."

    b

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