please


please
1. I
1) his aim (his desire) is to please его цель (его желание) please угодить /доставить удовольствие/; this novel is intended merely to please этот роман рассчитан только на то, чтобы развлечь читателя; such beauty cannot fail to please такая красота не может не радовать; he is a difficult man to please ему трудно угодить
2) go where you please идите, куда хотите; he will only do as he pleases он будет поступать только по-своему /как ему заблагорассудится/; take as many as you please возьмите сколько угодно /сколько хотите/
2. III
please smb. please all people (everybody, oneself, children, etc.) радовать всех и т.д., доставлять всем людям и т.д. удовольствие; nothing pleases him его ничто не радует; does this please you, or do you want smth. else? это вам нравится /подходит/, или вы хотите [взять] что-нибудь другое?; this picture will please you эта картина вам понравится /придется по вкусу/; it is difficult to please everybody на всех не угодишь; there is no pleasing him на него не угодишь; please smth. please the eye (the ear, the heart, the senses, etc.) радовать глаз и т.д.; wine that pleases the palate очень приятное на вкус вино
3. IV
please smb. in some manner please smb. very much /greatly/ (thoroughly, little, etc.) очень и т.д. радовать кого-л., доставлять кому-л. очень большое и т.д. удовольствие; what pleases you best? что вам больше всего нравится?
4. VII
please smb. to do smth. it has never pleased him to explain ему никогда не нравилось /он никогда не любил/ давать объяснения
5. XI
be pleased in some manner he is easily pleased угодить ему нетрудно, он не требовательный человек; be pleased with /at, about/ smth., smb. be pleased with one's house (with the visit, with smb.'s idea, with smb.'s proposal, at smb.'s success, at smb.'s coming, with one's wife, etc.) быть довольным своим домом и т.д.; I'm very much pleased with what he has done я очень доволен тем /мне очень нравится то/, что он сделал; she is immensely /highly/ pleased with herself она в высшей степени довольна собой; what is she looking so pleased about? чему она так радуется?; be pleased to do smth. I'm pleased to hear from you (to make your acquaintance, to inform you, etc.) я рад услышать /получить весточку/ от вас и т.д.; I'm quite pleased to be staying here for another month я счастлив /очень рад/ остаться здесь еще на [один] месяц; I shall be very pleased to come я с большим удовольствием приду

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • please — (v.) early 14c., to be agreeable, from O.Fr. plaisir (Fr. plaire) to please, from L. placere to be acceptable, be liked, be approved, related to placare to soothe, quiet, from PIE root *p(e)lag to smooth, make even (Cf. Gk. plax, gen. plakos… …   Etymology dictionary

  • please — vb Please, gratify, delight, rejoice, gladden, tickle, regale mean to make happy or to be a cause of happiiress. Please usually implies an agreement with one s wishes, tastes, or aspirations and a happiness which ranges from mere content and the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • please — [plēz] vt. pleased, pleasing [ME plaisen < MFr plaisir < L placere, to please, akin to placidus, gentle, mild, placare, to calm, soothe < IE * plāk , flat, smooth < base * plā > PLAIN1] 1. to be agreeable to; give pleasure to;… …   English World dictionary

  • please to — please, also (now rare) please to A polite formula equivalent to ↑if you please above, now felt as imperative, perhaps orig from the older please it you or please it (sometimes printed pleaseth in Shakespeare) or please you may it please you • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Please — Please, v. i. 1. To afford or impart pleasure; to excite agreeable emotions. [1913 Webster] What pleasing scemed, for her now pleases more. Milton. [1913 Webster] For we that live to please, must please to live. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. To have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Please — Студийный альбом Pet Shop Boys …   Википедия

  • please — The use of please by itself, as in Will you come in, please?, is a reduced form of may it (so) please you. It was first recorded in the 17c, but was not used by Shakespeare, whose shortest form is please you …   Modern English usage

  • Please — Please, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pleased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pleasing}.] [OE. plesen, OF. plaisir, fr. L. placere, akin to placare to reconcile. Cf. {Complacent}, {Placable}, {Placid}, {Plea}, {Plead}, {Pleasure}.] 1. To give pleasure to; to excite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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