Describe a person who has apologized to you – Cue Card
You should say:
- Who this person is?
- When this happened?
- What this person said for apologizing?
- Explain how you felt about the apology?
You should speak about an incident when someone said sorry to you. This can be your known or unknown person. You need to share your experience that why this person has apologized to you, who was that person, what that person said when he/she accepted his/her mistake and how did you feel it.
- Certainly, many people have apologized to me in my life, however, I would like to tell you about a particular person who is my colleague at my office.
- This person felt sorry because he complained about me to the head office as I arrived late at the bank last year.
- My job starts at 10:00 AM, however, that day I reached at the office around 11:30 AM.
- I work there as an accountant.
- Usually, I am a punctual person who loves to reach everywhere on time, especially at the workplace, however, that day I was late because of an accident.
- Well, this mishap happened on my way to the office, It was a massive accident.
- A lady and her child were in critical condition.
- I called the emergency services several times but they did not arrive on time.
- Finally, I decided to take them to the hospital in my car.
- It was my moral duty to save innocent lives.
- Everything happened so quickly that I forgot to inform my office.
- Even Mr Jacob, my boss, called me plenty of times, but I was busy taking care of them inside the hospital. Unfortunately, I forgot my cell phone in my car.
- As soon as I reached my office, Jacob came out of his cabin and he was quite furious with me.
- Jacob is a short-tempered guy and he was pretty much frustrated but I was not angry at all with him.
- I am a very calm person.
- I explained the whole situation to him and he also noticed my condition as I was covered with blood.
- He felt a bit ashamed as he had already complained about me to the head office.
How he apologized
- He said “I regret my decision to complaint about you” then he felt sorry with tears in his eyes.
- Jacob is a kind man.
- I am also an emotional person and I burst into tears as I was utterly disturbed due to the deadly mishap.
- The good part of this is that my superiors did not take any action against me instead they awarded me with a bravery award recommended by my boss for saving the lives.
- I felt honoured with the kind gesture of my organisation.
Now it’s your time to think and “Describe a person who has apologized to you”. It is always a good idea to develop your own answer. Think and Comment your answer in the comment section.
Follow up Questions
- Is it important to say sorry?
Unquestionably, it is a good habit to say sorry when you know you are wrong. Sorry is a remarkably powerful word. It has the potential to reduce misunderstandings among people.
- In what situations do people say sorry?
Usually, people say sorry when they know they have done something wrong. It is quite obvious when someone has done something wrong, that person would say sorry. For example, spouses say sorry when they fail to keep their promises.
- Why do some people hate to say sorry?
Some people are stubborn. They never like to accept their fault because they are pretty much worried about their self-esteem. I believe that’s why they don’t feel sorry.
- In what situations should we apologize immediately?
When we know we are at fault. Never delay accepting your mistake. To save a relationship or friendship, sorry is crucial. I believe special people are more important than ego.
- When do people say thank you?
When people receive best wishes, appreciation, compliments or some kind of gifts, people say thank you. It is a courtesy.
- When was the last time you found it hard to accept an apology?
Well, it is a quite hard question. I am a person who doesn’t like to argue and I accept my fault quickly, however, when I was a kid, I was quite stubborn and even after doing mistakes I was never admitting my blunders.
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