One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Unfortunately, regrettably.‘sad to say, science is no longer pure’
unluckily, sadly, regrettably, unhappily, woefully, lamentably, alas, sad to say, sad to relateView synonyms
- ‘But Ireland v Scotland, sad to say, is a sideshow this weekend; the main event is in Paris where France take on the English.’
- ‘The quest for a healthier life was not advanced this weekend, sad to say.’
- ‘It's sad to say that my parting memory of Safeway - finally gobbled up by Morrison's - will be of rip-off special deals.’
- ‘Yes, sad to say, but American hegemony puts more money in the hands of those who believe everything is fair in business and in war.’
- ‘I'm sad to say that my success as a basketball scientist was short-lived.’
- ‘I'm very sad to say that I didn't take advantage of the Missing Hour.’
- ‘The meal itself was bland and flavourless; it's sad to say that a supermarket microwave meal would have been more exciting and better value for money.’
- ‘I really detest most of the food in this category, I'm sad to say.’
- ‘I'm sad to say that I regretted my decision to come the moment I stepped in.’
- ‘Big Engine was a small UK-based sci-fi publisher, and, sad to say, it went the way of many another big engine - it sort of blew up.’
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