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Definition of Please

Please

  1. To give pleasure to; to excite agreeable sensations or emotions in; to make glad; to gratify; to content; to satisfy.
  2. To have or take pleasure in; hence, to choose; to wish; to desire; to will.
  3. To be the will or pleasure of; to seem good to; -- used impersonally.
  4. To afford or impart pleasure; to excite agreeable emotions.
  5. To have pleasure; to be willing, as a matter of affording pleasure or showing favor; to vouchsafe; to consent.

Please Quotations

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Mark Twain

A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
Mahatma Gandhi

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Abraham Lincoln

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Please Translations

please in Afrikaans is asseblief
please in Dutch is alsjeblieft, wees zo goed, alstublieft
please in French is plaisent, plaire, plaisons, plais, plaisez
please in German is Bitte, erfreuen, bitte, gefallen
please in Latin is commodo
please in Portuguese is por favor, agradar
please in Spanish is por favor, agradar, gustar, ruego

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