Translation of lamentar in English:
- lamentamos las molestias que pudo ocasionarles el retrasolamento mucho lo ocurridowe regret any inconvenience that the delay may have caused youno hubo que lamentar daños personales en el accidente [lenguaje periodístico]I am very sorry about o I very much regret what has happenedtodos lamentamos tan irreparable pérdidathere were no casualities in the accidentlamentar +we all mourn o lament such a sad loss
infinitivolamento molestarlo/haberle causado tantas molestiaslamentamos tener que comunicarle que … [formal]I'm sorry to disturb you/to have caused you so much troublelamentarwe regret o we are sorry to have to inform you that … que+ subjuntivolamento mucho que tengas que irtelamento que no se encuentre bienI'm very sorry (that) you have to goI'm sorry to hear that you aren't well
also: lamentarse verbo pronominal
- El gobierno del Ecuador lamenta los trágicos accidentes registrados y transmite sus condolencias.
- El presidente del Tribunal de Garantía Penales lamentó la ausencia de Vásquez.
- "Dijo lamentar la posición ""poco democrática"" de una ""invitada del partido""."
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