I've never really known what to say. When advice or assistance is not what is needed.
Until now. (The things you can learn on TV...)
From Duck Dodgers: The Queen Is Wild.
Martian Commander: "Greetings, you Highness! I hope your hunting trip went well?"
The Martian Queen: "My ship has been disabled. And Duck Dodgers has gotten away."
Martian Commander: "I'm so very sorry to hear that."