pardon me

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pardon me

  1. (idiomatic) Sorry; said as an apology.
    Pardon me for stepping on your foot.
  2. (idiomatic) Polite expression used to soften a contradiction.
    Pardon me, but that is not true.
  3. (idiomatic, Canada, US) Polite expression to ask someone to repeat an utterance.
    Pardon me, I didn't hear you.

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