Expressing and Responding to Sympathy

English Admin – Learning to speak English fluently. Some expressions which shows sympathy and care are usually needed to say when you hear someone gets bad thing. The phrases and sentences can be mixed and fit to whom you are speaking to.

What is sympathy? How to express sympathy? Sympathy is feeling for someone without specifically understanding what they’re feeling. When we want to express our sympathy in English, we can use the following phrases

Here are some phrases and sentences to give sympathy:

showing sympathy for one's bad thing-I’m sorry to hear that.
-I’d like to express my deepest condolences.
-I’m awfully sorry about …
-How terrible/awfull for you !
-Oh, how awfull !
-Oh, dear !
-Poor you !
-I know how’s you feeling …
-I hope your trouble and now.

Responding to Sympathy:
– Thank you for your sympathy.
– It was nothing, etc.

That’s all about some useful expression which can be spoken when you want to show you care. Speaking the right word in the right place and time can be more valuable than any help. Happy learning English.