245 – Feel Bad, Feel Badly, Poor Him! – Conversational Phrases

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Should you feel bad or feel badly? Should we say “Jack is poor” or “Poor Jack?” Let’s find out how to use these expressions in English.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

  • I feel bad for Jack because his girlfriend left him.
  • Ted got laid off from his job. I feel bad for him.
  • There was a terrible storm and many people lost their homes. I feel bad for them.
  • I feel bad for missing your birthday party.
  • She said she feels bad for leaving him, but she doesn’t love him anymore.
  • I feel bad for breaking your nice pen. I’ll buy you a new one.
  • Oh no! I missed your birthday. I feel so bad.
  • I feel bad because I crashed my car into my sister’s car.
  • I’m sorry for what I said. I feel bad about that.
  • Poor Jack. His girlfriend left him.
  • Poor Ted. I heard he got laid off.

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Comments 3

  1. Thank you,Michael! One question….Is it correct to use “feel bad” not in formal, but in informal British English?
    Have a great weekend and a beautiful Valentine’s day!….:)

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