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EN[pliːz] [-iːz]
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FS'il vous plaît WPlease
  • Please peut désigner :

    Definition of please in English Dictionary

  • VerbeSGpleasesPRpleasingPT, PPpleasedSUF-ase
    1. VT To make happy or satisfy; to give pleasure to.
      1. Her presentation pleased the executives. ‎
      2. I'm pleased to see you've been behaving yourself. ‎
    2. VI (ergative) To desire; to will; to be pleased by.
      1. Just do as you please. ‎
  • Adverbe
    1. Used to make a polite request.
      1. Please, pass the bread.
      2. Would you please sign this form?
      3. Could you tell me the time, please?
      4. May I take your order, please?
    2. Used as an affirmative to an offer.
      1. —May I help you? —Please.
    3. An expression of annoyance or impatience.
      1. Oh, please, do we have to hear that again?
    4. (regional, Cincinnati) Said as a request to repeat information.
    5. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • (1933) Janet Gaynor, so they tell, is sphinxing it and has gone into a Retirement, with "Nothing to SayPlease Go Away" written on the doormat.
        • I know you won't like this news, but please don't kill the messenger.
        • I will, if please you it discure, assay / To ease you of that ill, so wisely as I may. — Spenser.
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • Please refrigerate your uncooked meats at or below 40° Fahrenheit.
        • Please follow the attached directions when assembling these shelves.
        • Please stop reading the name of every sign we came across, it's doing my head in!
      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
        • Of all the things that attracted her to the park, the timelessness of the ever-flowing river was most pleasing.
        • Can you help me to give out the new books to the class, please?
        • Can you move up to the next seat so we can sit together, please?
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      1. Adverbes
        • Adverbes incomparable
        • Verbes
          • Verbes ergatives
            • Verbes intransitifs
              • Verbes transitifs
            Liens Connexes:
            1. en pleased
            2. en pleaser
            3. en pleases
            4. en pleasers
            5. en pleasest
            Source: Wiktionnaire

            Meaning of please for the defined word.

            Grammaticalement, ce mot "please" est un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes ergative, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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