- 1used to ask for something in a polite way
- 2to make someone happy or satisfied
Using please: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "please" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
Can you please pass me the salt?
Please let me know if you need any help.
I would be pleased to attend the meeting.
The hotel staff went out of their way to please us.
please Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with please
Could you move your car, if you please? It's blocking my driveway.
He was very pleased with himself after winning the race.
Pleased to meet you, I'm John.
Origins of please
from Middle English 'plesen', meaning 'to please'
Summary: please in Brief
The verb 'please' [pliːz] is used to make polite requests or to make someone happy or satisfied. It can be used in various contexts, such as asking for help or expressing gratitude, as in 'Please let me know if you need any help.' 'Please' can also be used in phrases like 'if you please,' and 'pleased to meet you,' which are polite expressions of preference and greeting, respectively.