puh-leeze

puh-leeze
puh-leeze UK [pəˈliːz] US [pəˈliz] interjection
a way of writing ‘please’ that shows how it sounds in informal conversation when saying that you think someone has said something silly

‘And this must be your sister.’ ‘Oh, puh-leeze! This is my daughter, Sally.’

Thesaurus: expressions showing anger and used in argumentshyponym arguments and arguingsynonym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • puh-leeze — [ pə liz ] interjection a way of writing please that shows how it sounds in informal conversation when saying that you think someone has said something silly: And this must be your sister. Oh, puh leeze! This is my daughter, Sally …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • please — please1 [ pliz ] interjection *** 1. ) used as a polite way of asking for something or of asking someone to do something: Would you help me, please? Could I please have change for a dollar? Would you please tell me how much this costs? 2. ) used… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • please */*/*/ — I UK [pliːz] / US [plɪz] interjection 1) used as a polite way of asking for something or of asking someone to do something Would you help me with these bags, please? Could I have change for a pound, please? Can you tell me how much this costs,… …   English dictionary

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