When you write a letter, and mention the phrase my apologies. How is this phrase used in a sentence.

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I can think of one example that may be used in a letter:

Dear So-and-so,

My apologies that I did not write back to you earlier - I got sidetracked on the ELU forums.

-rest of letter-

"My apologies" is effectively a more formal/posh way of saying "sorry".

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