# Translating “I'm sorry for your loss”

What is the most natural way in Spanish to say "I'm sorry for your loss," as in what you would say to someone grieving over a departed relative or friend (or even the loss of a job)?

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The translation for that particular case (grieving) could be one of this:

Mi más sentido pésame

Mi más sincero pésame

Both are formal ways. The action of doing this is:

Dar el pésame (to your friend who just loss his father for example)

Siento mucho tu pérdida

Te acompaño en tu dolor

Te acompaño en el sentimiento (thanks @Rellikiox)

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Is that only in formal (written) contexts, or does it work in informal speech as well? –  jrdioko Dec 29 '11 at 19:34
Updated my answer, hope that helps –  César Dec 29 '11 at 19:39
I would add "Te acompaño en el sentimiento", it's very common. –  Rellikiox Dec 30 '11 at 2:40
@Rellikiox added, thanks –  César Dec 30 '11 at 23:30

The most accurate translation in my opinion would be Lamento su/tu pérdida (formal/informal)

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