What would you say in the following situations?

tulipflower

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Oops, I’m sorry.

Which sentence(s) would be natural for a native English speaker in the following situations?


Situation 5) You are an officer manager and are interviewing to fill a position that is open. You are interviewing someone now. You walk over to the filing cabinet to get the applicant’s form when you accidentally step on a small shopping bag belonging to the applicant. You hear a distinct crunching​
a) Oops, I’m sorry.​
b) Oh, I’m so sorry! I didn’t see your bag- I hope nothing’s broken​
c) Oh, I’m sorry. I’m afraid something in this bag broke.
 
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Tarheel

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Re: Oops, I’m sorry.

It seems that b is most likely, although if somebody had a bag with them they would most likely set it down right next to their chair.
 

emsr2d2

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Re: Oops, I’m sorry.

I agree that b is most likely but it needs a closing punctuation mark.
 
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