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Colloquial UsePlay
Used informally among friends or in casual conversation, not in professional settings. SlideWhen I dropped my ice cream, I said, 'What a bummer!'
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Expressing SympathyPlay
Commonly used to express sympathy when responding to minor disappointments or problems. SlideYou lost your keys? That's a bummer!
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Avoid OverusePlay
Reserve for moments of genuine disappointment to avoid sounding insensitive or dismissive. SlideHe was upset about his pet being sick, so I didn't say 'bummer.'