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regretfully

US [rɪˈɡretf(ə)li]
UK [rɪ'ɡretf(ə)li]
  • adv.遗憾地;痛惜地;失望地;懊悔地
  • Web悔恨地;抱歉地;很遗憾
regretfully
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1.
遗憾地;痛惜地;失望地;懊悔地in a way that shows you are sad or disappointed about sth
‘I'm afraid not,’ he said regretfully.
他遗憾地说:“恐怕不行。”
Emma shook her head regretfully.
埃玛遗憾地摇了摇头。
2.
遗憾的是;十分遗憾used to show that you are sorry that sth is the case and you wish the situation were different
Regretfully, mounting costs have forced the museum to close.
遗憾的是,成本不断增加,博物馆不得不关闭。

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