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Use PLEASE to Build Sentences

Use please to build sentences

Very often we use "please" if not most of the words at all can be used about speaking English.

In the explanation below you will find some uses that will help you improve your English, especially those who are learning English as a second or foreign language.

The use of "Please" is generally used in a polite request when asking someone to do something. Examples:

  • I'd like a cup of coffee, please.
  • Please be more careful next time.
  • Please could I leave early today?
  • Please do not hesitate to call us.
  • Please fill out the attached blank.
  • Please note my change of address.
  • Please order me the steak and potatoes.
  • Please pass me the salt.
  • Please stand back.
  • Please start over from the beginning.
  • Please stop bothering me.
  • Please supply a valid user password.
  • Please wait outside until we are ready.
  • Please wash your hands before dinner.
  • Please will you shut the door?
  • Please zip up your coat before you go outside.
  • Take me to this address, please.
  • Will you call your dog off, please?
  • Would you please do this for me?


"Please" can also mean to give pleasure or satisfaction. Examples: 

  • Benefits please like flowers, while they are fresh.
  • Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others. 
  • I was very pleased with how the children behaved in class.
  • It is better to please a fool than to anger him. 
  • It is hard to please all parties. 
  • May it please the court to admit this into evidence? 
  • No piper can please all ears. 
  • Please one’s eye and plague one’s heart. 
  • She was pleased with the dress. 
  • The smell of the flowers was very pleasing.
  • You cannot please everyone all the time.

See: The Use of PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT to Build Sentences

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