verb (used with object), pleased, pleas·ing.
verb (used without object), pleased, pleas·ing.
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Idioms for please
- if it be your pleasure; if you like or prefer.
- (used as an exclamation expressing astonishment, indignation, etc.): The missing letter was in his pocket, if you please!
Origin of please
OTHER WORDS FROM please
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pleasepleas, please
Words nearby please
Example sentences from the Web for please
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
“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
Please know she has a very special place in our collective hearts.
I would nod, and we'd tell the St. Regis 'One more night, please.'Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 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
British Dictionary definitions for please
Derived forms of pleasepleasable, adjectivepleased, adjectivepleasedly (ˈpliːzɪdlɪ), adverbpleaser, noun
Word Origin for please
Idioms and Phrases with please
see as you please.