Thesaurus / please
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.
Add to this, if you please, the great difficulty of obtaining from them even the words that they have.
I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Hain't I kep' in doors uv a nite, an quit chawn tobacker and smokin' segars just to please her?
She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
"If you please, I want to give you a note," said the child, anxiously searching a small pocket.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Please advise the surrender as soon as possible in order to give due and solemn publicity to the event.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Please understand that nobody here had the least intention of playing a trick upon you!
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
They're loaded, you see, and they go booming along as innocently as you please; but if you touch 'em—why, 'There you aren't!'
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
WORDS RELATED TO PLEASE
- bend over backward
- come around
- don't make waves
- fill the bill
- fit in
- go fifty-fifty
- grin and bear it
- make a deal
- make room
- meet halfway
- put oneself out
- roll with it
- swim with the tide
- take it
- toe the mark
- be the ticket
- freak out
- go over big
- hit the spot
- knock dead
- knock out
- tickle pink
- tickle to death
- turn on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.