show regret for

See: repent
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These influential figures appeared before the nation pressured to admit that they had blackmailed companies or to show regret for leaking national secrets.
The South demanded the North show regret for the warship sinking and an artillery attack on a front-line South Korean island that killed four in November.
However, he did show regret for distress caused to the family and in particular to Mr McCarthy's daughter.