Prepositions after "apologize"

"apologize for" or "apologize to"?

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    In 59% of cases apologize for is used
    He apologizes for CM Punk next.
    I apologize for the inconvenience.
    There is nothing to apologize for.
    Once again, we apologise for the delay and any inconvenience this may have caused.
    He also felt relieved when most of the bashers apologized for their initial rant.
    Thanks to E, and I apologize for any confusion resulting from that misinformation.
    Clinton told Hybels that he needed to acknowledge and apologize for what he did and begin a process of atonement.
    I have to apologize for this review being all over the place and indecisive and just generally unhelpful, anyway.
    You seem legitimately offended that I'd suggest that AA apologize for how the process played out and that's fair.
    He came over to apologise for the amount of mud he was kicking up and I asked if he was after having a few pints.

    In 36% of cases apologize to is used
    I apologized to a lot of chairs.
    He apologized to me the next day.
    He apologised to Pearce as he left.
    Alvira apologizes to Amante with all the hurtful things that she have done to him.
    Rajneesh never apologized to his fraud victims, or to Sheela's germ warfare victims.
    I would like to apologize to all the sannyasins who may have got the wrong impression.
    So, the first week of the 2010 Champions League has passed, and already I find myself apologizing to the masses.
    And after Amante's business is facing a big problem now, Amante apologised to Mara but Mara understands the situation.
    Romney took a lot of heat immediately after 9/11/12 for daring to suggest that we should never apologize to terrorists.
    Now Ali is demanding my sister and I should apologize to the Faraj, in-order for Ali to do anything about her situation.

    In 3% of cases apologize in is used
    It was past midnight! I apologize in advance.
    He apologized in Vancouver Friday, as he should have.
    I was to receive four strokes of the cane, and apologise in class to Mr Jones.
    Permit me to comment and I apologize in advance to anyone who finds my comment ' harsh.
    And I mean, when you got the writer himself apologizing in some of his Author's Notes.
    We apologize in advance for Mango's verbosity but truly feel that the information in this article is very important.
    He had urged her to apologise in court and her solicitor said that she wanted to plead guilty to acknowlegde wrong doing.
    Adams later apologized in person to General Nguyen and his family for the irreparable damage it did to Loan's honor while he was alive.
    Share the Addiction: Like this: While this may break my mother's heart (I apologize in advance, Mama ), I don't miss home all that often.
    But he refused to apologise in May after mock-vomiting on his live TV show following a cancer-awareness advert starring a nude Meghan McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain.

    In 1% of cases apologize on is used
    In the afternoon a man came, touched my feet, and began to apologise on behalf of his son, who had been one of the gang.
    Patrice Evra, who was dropped as France captain during the World Cup, acknowledged the squad's walkout from a training session at the tournament was a fiasco and apologized on behalf of the players.

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