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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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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.
des amis, ayez en jusque dans la maison du diable
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
v.
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash
adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
n.
beaucoup parlent, peu font
n.
à ton maître, ne jette point de petites, de peur qu'il ne t'en jette de grosses
exp.
Ne fais confiance à personne, pas même aux doigts de ta propre main
n.
avant donc que d'écrire, apprenez à penser
n.
en buvant l'eau du puits, n'oubliez pas ceux qui l'ont creusé
n.
des fleurs de mars, ne tiens pas compte non que des filles sans honte
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."
n.
en faisant le mal ne t'attends pas au bien
v.
make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want
abbr. acron.
I don't give a fuck
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.
(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).
n.
something excellent, impressive
E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
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