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regret

  
      n   regret    m     
→ Joe felt a sudden pang of regret.        
→ He feels deep regret about his friend's death.        
to have no regrets      n'avoir aucun regret, ne rien regretter  
I have no regrets.      Je ne regrette rien., Je n'ai aucun regret.  
to have no regrets about sth      ne pas regretter qch  
→ Linda has no regrets about having become a City banker.        
He said he had no regrets about retiring.      Il a déclaré qu'il ne regrettait pas d'avoir pris sa retraite.  
with regret      avec regret  
→ We informed them with regret of our decision.        
→ She has accepted his resignation with regret.        
      vt  
  [+action, event, decision]  
regretter  
→ I've regretted that decision ever since        
→ I very much regret the injuries he sustained.        
Give me the money or you'll regret it!      Donne-moi l'argent, sinon tu vas le regretter!  
to regret doing sth      regretter d'avoir fait qch  
→ I regret saying that.        
→ He regretted leaving her.        
→ She still regrets having given up her home.        
to regret (that) ...      regretter de ...    + infin  , regretter que ...    + subj     
Ellis regretted that he had asked the question.      Ellis regretta d'avoir posé la question.  
I regret that he was not given the correct information.      Je regrette qu'on ne lui ait pas donné les bonnes informations.  
we regret to inform you that ...      nous sommes au regret de vous informer que ...  
→ I regret to inform you he died from his injuries.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
regret
v.
regretter
adv.
avec regret
n.
seul regret
exp.
regretter d'avoir fait qch
exp.
avoir à le regretter
exp.
avoir à regretter qch
exp.
regretter que ...
exp.
regretter de ...
exp.
avoir à regretter d'avoir fait qch
exp.
Je pourrais bien le regretter plus tard.
exp.
nous sommes au regret de vous informer que ...
exp.
un pincement de regret
adv.
à son grand regret
adv.
à ton/votre grand regret
exp.
repenser à qch avec regret
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'regret' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
regret
v.
regret
v.
regret
v.
regret
[Bus.]
exp.
with regret
vr.
regret it
exp.
to regret that
exp.
to regret doing
v.
regret ; rue ; show signs of regret
[Fig.]
exp.
I regret to inform you that ...
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