as you please
However you wish, whatever you choose, as in We can have meat or fish tonight, as you please, or Go or don't go—do as you please. This idiom was introduced about 1500 and inverted what was then the usual order, which was “as it pleases you.”
Very, extremely, as in After winning the contract he was smug as you please, or She sat there in her new dress, as pretty as you please. [First half of 1900s]
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Example sentences from the Web for as you please
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
It was followed by several told-you-so articles with titles like “Have No Illusion: Islam Is the Enemy.”
“Please,” he laughed, handing me the map after he was finished sketching.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Please, Your Excellencies, consider my case with justice and intervene on my behalf.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over the years, Crawford has been largely silent, speaking out only for an as-told-to obituary to Houston published in Esquire.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.
Add to this, if you please, the great difficulty of obtaining from them even the words that they have.
I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Hain't I kep' in doors uv a nite, an quit chawn tobacker and smokin' segars just to please her?
She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin