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please

  

      vb  
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  
      adv  
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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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
me too
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
v.
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash
n.
faire beaucoup de bien
it did not do us much good -> cela ne nous a pas fait beaucoup de bien ; cela ne nous a rien rapporté de bon
exp.
something is easy to do
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
v.
make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want
n.
something excellent, impressive
E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
n.
Patient that has lost reactivity , reactions to stimulations, reflexes (Areflexia) = Dead or Comatous
id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
n.
clean, neat, groom
n.
primary, main, basic
adj.
cool, balanced, self-confident
e.g. a very together woman
adj.
amazing, awesome, extraordinary
[Slang] e.g.: amazeballs show
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
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