15 Ways to Respond to Bad News in English

When we receive bad news, we often feel at a loss for words. We don’t know what to say. In this article, we learn how to respond to bad news in English.

How to Respond to Bad News

  • How dreadful! I’m really sorry to hear that.
  • How unfortunate! That’s really tough on you!
  • That’s awful!
  • Sorry, that’s rough/ awful/ disappointing.
  • Oh, dear!
  • That must have been awful.
  • Anytime You need to talk, Just call me.
  • My goodness! What a shock! It’s hard to believe.
  • It’s hard to take but I understand your opinion.
  • Please accept my deepest sympathy
  • If There’s anything I can do, Just let me know.
  • That must be awful
  • Poor you, I do sympathize you
  • What a shame!
  • What a pity!
  • That’s sad indeed. I can imagine how you feel.
  • Oh no…
  • That’s terrible!
  • I can’t believe it!
  • That’s no good.
  • I’m so sorry to hear that.

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How to Respond to Bad News

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  1. Roberto Ureña February 3, 2019

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