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I always find talking about death sensitive, and due to my characture and probably because spanish is my second language, I have been told I come across "too direct" sometimes in the latin culture. So, I am looking for "not so direct ways" to say "I am sorry for your loss" or some other way of acknowledging you care about thier state of mourning.

Lo Siento por __________________

Any ideas?

  • Posted Aug 16, 2011
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Lo siento por su pérdida. or Lamento su pérdida.

Or you can just say (more formal):

Mi más sentido pésame.

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Looking sad and saying "Que Dios le (te) bendiga" will tell them in a round-about way that you wish them blessings in their time of need.

  • not a bad idea, but its for written work. - toothpastech Aug 16, 2011 flag
  • I don't think this is really a good optiom - rodneyp Aug 16, 2011 flag
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Te acompaño en tus sentimientos.

Lo siento mucho.

Mi más sentido pésame.

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Te doy mis más sentidas condolencias You have my deepest condolences

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