please

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please is part of the Basic English 850.
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please is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
please

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Interjection
please

  1. We say "please" when we want to ask someone politely to do something.
    Pass the salt, please.

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Plain form
please

Third-person singular
pleases

Past tense
pleased

Past participle
pleased

Present participle
pleasing

  1. Someone pleases someone else when they do what that person likes or wants.
    Giving her these flowers will please her.

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