Translation of regret in Spanish:
transitive verb -tt-
- (decision/mistake)I regretted it as soon as I'd said itarrepentirse dedon't do anything you might regretme arrepentí en cuanto lo dijewe regret any inconvenience causedno hagas nada de lo que te puedas arrepentiryou'll regret this!rogamos disculpen las molestias (que hayamos podido ocasionar)I may live to regret this, but …¡te vas a arrepentir de esto!to regretes probable que luego me arrepienta, pero …
-ingI regret not having kept in touch with themarrepentirse delamentar + infinitiveI regret that I shall be unable to attendme arrepiento de or lamento no haber mantenido el contacto con ellosto regret to +lamento no poder asistir infinitivewe regret to announce that …lamentar tener que+ infinitivewe regret to inform you that your application has been unsuccessfullamentamos tener que anunciar que …it is to be regretted that …lamentamos comunicarle or informarle que en esta ocasión su solicitud no ha prosperadoes lamentable que … followed by subjunctiveExample sentences
- ‘I always come here when I want to be alone,’ I said, immediately regretting my words.
- He shut his eyes immediately, probably regretting the words he had just uttered.
- Maureen's cheeks were tinted red, and I immediately regretted my words.
- 1.1 uncountable and countable (sadness)(remorse)to his everlasting regretit is with regret that we announce …para su eterno pesarmy biggest/one regret is that I didn't have childrenlamentamos tener que anunciar que …do you have any regrets about your life?lo que más lamento/lo único que lamento es no haber tenido hijosI've no regrets about leaving¿hay algo de lo que te arrepientes?1.2no me arrepiento de haberme idoalso: regrets pluralto send one's regretsexcusas (feminine plural)presentar sus ( or mis etc) excusasExample sentences
- It does not matter what counsel may think, it is never wise, as many have learnt to their regret, to come without the pleadings.
- They took a bow, and then Brandon stepped away from Kitty, much to her regret.
- Letting go of her hand much to her regret, he opened the door and walked in.
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