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1    to give satisfaction, pleasure, or contentment to (a person); make or cause (a person) to be glad  
2    to be the will of or have the will (to)  
if it pleases you, the court pleases     
3    if you please   if you will or wish, sometimes used in ironic exclamation  
4    pleased with   happy because of  
5    please oneself   to do as one likes  
6    sentence modifier   used in making polite requests and in pleading, asking for a favour, etc.  
please don't tell the police where I am     
7    yes please   a polite formula for accepting an offer, invitation, etc.  
     (C14 plese, from Old French plaisir, from Latin placere to please, satisfy)  
  pleasable      adj  
  pleased      adj  
  pleasedly      adv  
  pleaser      n  
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finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
à chaque oiseau plaît son nid
besogne qui plaît est à demi faite
avoir le champ libre
fol et avoir ne se peuvent entre avoir
ce que ne prend pas l'oie plaît au canard
des amis, ayez en jusque dans la maison du diable
à la Sainte_Denise, le froid n'en fait plus à sa guise
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