VERBS be, feel, seem, sound | make sb I'll make you sorry you were ever born!
ADV. awfully, deeply, desperately, dreadfully, extremely, frightfully, genuinely, really, terribly, truly, very I'm really sorry Jane can't come with us. I'm terribly sorry. I didn't catch your name. | almost She was almost sorry to stop work. | a bit, a little, quite, rather
PREP. about I'm sorry about the noise. I'm sorry about your mother. I do hope she'll soon be feeling better. | for She is obviously deeply sorry for what she has done. I feel really sorry for John.
PHRASES better safe than sorry