Submitted by damirhasandic on April 14, 2005
Could you please tell me which sentence is correct? “I am sorry for not bringing your package yet or I am sorry I have not brought your package yet”. Thank you in advance.
April 14, 2005, 11:43am
They're both OK, but the second is less informal and I prefer it.
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Nicholas Sanders (unregistered)
April 14, 2005, 12:15pm
They also imply slightly different meanings: the first suggests that bringing the package is something I ought to have done, while the second includes the implication that my bringing it might depend on factors beyond my control.
Unggit Tjitradjaja (unregistered)
April 15, 2005, 9:14am
I agree with Nicholas, well put!Really, depends on what you are trying to stress [relative to the degree of importance].
September 26, 2005, 9:12am
Try:I have yet to come with your sorry package.
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