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British English: /pliːz/
American English: /pliz/

Translation of please in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (to make happy) (Form IV), (Form I) (stem vowel = u)
    she is easy/hard to please
    من السَهْلِ \ من الصَعْبِ إسْعادُها
    the results pleased us all
    أَسْعَدَتْنا النَتائِجُ جَميعاً

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 2 (to like, choose) See examples: do as you please
    افْعَلْ ما تَشاءُ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • to please oneself
    فَعَلَ ما يَحْلو لَهُ


  • two coffees, please
    كوبانِ من القَهْوةِ من فَضْلِكَ
    please tell me if you need anything
    أَخْبِرْني من فَضْلِكَ إنْ احْتَجْتَ إلى أَيِّ شَيْءٍ
    may I borrow the car, please?, please, may I borrow the car?
    هل يُمْكِنُني أنْ أَسْتَعيرَ السَيّارةَ، من فَضْلِكَ؟
    please, come in
    تَفَضَّلْ بالدُخولِ
    please be seated ‘may I come in?’—‘please do’
    هل أَسْتَطيعُ الدُخولَ؟ "تَفَضَّلْ"

also: if you please adverbial phrase/عبارة ظرفية

  • (in indignation) See examples: he came to the wedding, if you please!
    جاءَ إلى حَفْلِ الزَفافِ، للأَسَفِ!

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