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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

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

You can't please everyone. When you're too focused on living up to other people's standards, you aren't spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it's all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Kris Carr

It's a heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody. My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can and provide entertainment for everyone who wanted to watch basketball. Obviously, people may not agree with that; again, I can't live with what everyone's impression of what I should or what I shouldn't do.
Michael Jordan

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

Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone... Bad food is fake food... food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people's ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives.
Anthony Bourdain
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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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