PLEASE in a Sentence

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For PLEASE, below is one of 356 sentences:
Mrs. March smiled and began at once, for she had told stories to this little audience for many years, and knew how to please them.

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 Meanings and Examples of PLEASE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
please
 ad.  used in polite request, express politeness
 v.  afford or give pleasure or satisfaction
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It will please her very much, I know, said Meg, with a frown for Jo and a smile for Beth.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWO
2  Mrs. March smiled and began at once, for she had told stories to this little audience for many years, and knew how to please them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FOUR
3  Tell on, please, he said, taking his face out of the sofa cushion, red and shining with merriment.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FIVE
4  He shook hands kindly, but looked as if something did not please him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FIVE
5  It will please him very much, and be a nice way of thanking him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SIX
6  Now do let me please myself by dressing you up in style.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER NINE
7  please don't forget Amy's napkin.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TEN
8  I like to please Laurie, and I'm not afraid of Mr. Brooke, he is so kind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWELVE
9  "Go on, please," said Laurie, as Jo became absorbed in her work, looking a trifle displeased.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
10  I ought to be satisfied to please Grandfather, and I do try, but it's working against the grain, you see, and comes hard.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
11  But he's set, and I've got to do just as he did, unless I break away and please myself, as my father did.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
12  Do your best at college, and when he sees that you try to please him, I'm sure he won't be hard on you or unjust to you.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
13  I want you to read that, please, and tell me if it is legal and right.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
14  "Oh no, please don't, I'd rather not," she said, trying to withdraw her hand, and looking frightened in spite of her denial.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
15  "I shall marry whom I please, Aunt March, and you can leave your money to anyone you like," she said, nodding her head with a resolute air.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
Example Sentence: (146 in 10 pages)
16  When I got to the top of the ladder, please pass up the tools.
17  Unless you are trying to lose weight to please yourself, it's going to be tough to keep your motivation level high.
18  If you have any queries about this insurance, please contact Travel Insurance Services Limited.
19  For the sake of historical accuracy, please permit us to state the true facts.
20  While the front door is being repaired, please use the side entrance.
21  I sometimes wonder whether the greater rule of all is --- to know how to please.
22  Benefits please like flowers, while they are fresh.
23  It's so stale in here, Mary, please open the window and air this place out.
24  When you fill in the form, please write clearly/legibly in black ink.
25  Between us, please always remember me.
26  Yes, I'll have a beer, please.
27  Yes, please, I'd love a coffee.
28  Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
29  A wake-up call at seven tomorrow morning, please.
30  If the truth is a kind of injury, please choose to lie.