extend condolences


extend condolences
express sympathy, express commiseration, console, comfort, solace

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • extend one's sympathy to — {v. phr.} To offer one s condolences on the occasion of a death or similarly tragic event. * /All of Tom s colleagues extended their sympathy to him when his wife and daughter were killed in a car accident./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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