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
Example sentences from the Web for please
I'm pleased with my decision to avoid the routine script problems in favor of the spicy stuff.
Few have the nerve to call him and he's usually pleased when an old friend does.
I hand him the script and with it a little speech about how excited and pleased I am with the work, blah-blah-blah.
LaBeouf remained silent, and the “actor”—or person visiting him in the room—could do whatever they pleased with him.Shia LaBeouf Claims He Was Raped During His Performance Art Project #IAMSORRY|Marlow Stern|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the song ended, Wembore anticipated a fight and took off, pleased with the subversion of his dance.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had got his ticket of admission to the Casino, after arriving yesterday evening; but the Rooms had not pleased him then.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
As the devil never wanted insinuators, I shall observe, that I learned a way how to make a man dream of what I pleased.
Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
I knew he was pleased, because whenever he corrected me he would say, "Nein, Kindchen" in such a gentle way!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
"Never better pleased to see anyone in my life," said Blair, nearly shaking Lawrence's arm off.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
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.