permit me to do something

permit me to do something
permit me to do something very formal phrase
used as an extremely polite way of suggesting something to someone who you do not know well

Permit me to suggest a good restaurant.

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Main entry: permit

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  • permit me to do something — very formal used as an extremely polite way of suggesting something to someone who you do not know well Permit me to suggest a good restaurant …   English dictionary

  • permit — per|mit1 [ pər mıt ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to allow someone to do something, or something to happen: The use of mobile phones is not permitted inside the aircraft. permit someone to do something: We were not permitted to enter the area during… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • permit — I UK [pə(r)ˈmɪt] / US [pərˈmɪt] verb Word forms permit : present tense I/you/we/they permit he/she/it permits present participle permitting past tense permitted past participle permitted *** 1) [transitive] to allow someone to do something, or to …   English dictionary

  • permit — ♦♦♦ permits, permitting, permitted (The verb is pronounced [[t]pə(r)mɪ̱t[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)mɪt[/t]].) 1) VERB If someone permits something, they allow it to happen. If they permit you to do something, they allow you to do it …   English dictionary

  • permit — per‧mit [ˈpɜːmɪt ǁ ˈpɜːr ] noun [countable] LAW an official document stating that someone is allowed to do something: • The government would issue permits for fishing. permit to do something • The company requested a permit to operate a hazardous …   Financial and business terms

  • permit — per·mit / pər ˌmit, pər mit/ n: a written warrant or license granted by one having authority a building permit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. permit …   Law dictionary

  • permit — ► VERB (permitted, permitting) 1) give permission to (someone) or for (something). 2) make possible. 3) (permit of) formal allow for; admit of. ► NOUN ▪ an official document giving permission to do something …   English terms dictionary

  • permit — 1 verb permitted, permitting (T) 1 formal to allow something to happen, especially by an official order or decision: Smoking is only permitted in the public lounge. | permit sb sth: You are not permitted access to confidential files. | permit sb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • permit — per|mit1 W3 [pəˈmıt US pər ] v past tense and past participle permitted present participle permitting formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: permittere to let through, allow ] 1.) [T] to allow something to happen, especially by an official… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • permit — verb (permitted, permitting) –verb (t) /pəˈmɪt / (say puh mit) 1. to allow (a person, etc.) to do something: permit me to explain. 2. to let (something) be done or occur: the law permits the sale of such drugs. 3. to tolerate; agree to. 4. to… …  

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