Definition of 'please'
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Example sentences containing 'please'
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He was pleased to help me out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both sides were pleased to get back to matters on the pitch. The Sun (2016)It would seem strange not to say please or thank you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also painted a picture of a shady figure who spent his time as he pleased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You know he is dangerous so please don't give him another chance. The Sun (2017)And as for those ridiculous celebrations after scoring a goal, please stop. The Sun (2016)If so, please come forward and talk to us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was pleased to make an impact. The Sun (2016)As far Copenhagen, they were rather pleased too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It evidently rather pleased him to hear that he was going away. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)Please make a note of the reference number you are given. The Sun (2014)Would the beautiful and vapid please stop getting robbed? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She must have been wanting to please me by saying that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The more enlightened males of the time were equally pleased. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is pleasing to come away from home and get a clean sheet. The Sun (2014)Would you please tell us how we can live in real misery? Christianity Today (2000)Please help me solve an exam problem. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most sites require advance booking and may require advance payment so please make sure to check. The Sun (2016)Take it one step at a time and please let me know how you get on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Please tell your husband to stop being embarrassed and go to the doctor! The Sun (2013)Think rather how pleased you might be to find a safe bank deposit account that pays that amount of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He says please and thank you. The Sun (2016)Can they please come here faster? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The train a dark rush under rain not last not die my father please oh please give me the get there soon. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Can you pull off to the side please, sir? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The result is a singular exhibition, which demands attention rather than pleases the eye. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)We were really pleased for Chopper to score against his old team. The Sun (2007)Well, please will you give him this from me? The Sun (2013)Mr. Darcy seemed much pleased with the attention. Pride and Prejudice (1813)He said: 'I am pleased with the performance. The Sun (2012)He added: 'I am really pleased about that. The Sun (2012)Please sir, can I have some more? The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'please'
British English: please VERB
If someone or something pleases you, they make you feel happy and satisfied.
More than anything, I want to please you.
He was pleased with the idea.
British English: please! /pliːz/ INTERJECTION
You say please! when you are politely asking or inviting someone to do something.
- American English: please!
- Arabic: أَرْجُوك
- Brazilian Portuguese: por favor!
- Chinese: 有请！
- Croatian: molim!
- Czech: prosím!
- Danish: vær så venlig at
- Dutch: alstublieft!
- European Spanish: ¡por favor!
- Finnish: olkaa hyvä!
- French: s’il vous plaît !
- German: bitte!
- Greek: παρακαλώ!
- Italian: prego!
- Japanese: お願い！
- Korean: 제발!
- Norwegian: Vær så snill!
- Polish: proszę!
- European Portuguese: por favor!
- Romanian: te rog!
- Russian: пожалуйста!
- Spanish: ¡por favor!
- Swedish: snälla!
- Thai: กรุณา
- Turkish: lütfen!
- Ukrainian: будь ласка!
- Vietnamese: làm ơn!
Definition of please from the Collins English Dictionary
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