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"excuse me", "i'm sorry" and "pardon me", what are the difference?
 

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Excuse me- usually used to attract someone's attention tospeak or to ask them to let you pass.

I'm sorry- used to apologise.

Pardon- used to ask someone to repeat what they have said
Pardon me- used if you have burped or hiccupped, etc.;-)
 

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homegirl said:
"excuse me", "i'm sorry" and "pardon me", what are the difference?

IN American Engish, "excuse me" and "pardon me" are mostly interchangeable. :wink:
 
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