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
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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
Look here, Wolfson, you can like it or not, just as you please.The Dual Alliance|Marjorie Benton Cooke
Good-night, Lady Peters; do not interrupt me again, if you please.Wife in Name Only|Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
I thought the words so put together would please him, and I like to please him, he is good.Charles Auchester, Volume 1 of 2|Elizabeth Sheppard
Tildy was dumpy, plain-faced, and too anxious to please to please.The Four Million|O. Henry
If you think it necessary, let me know when you sell; but, however, do as you please.
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.