Translation of "please" - English-Italian dictionary


exclamation uk /pliːz/ us /pliz/

A1 something that you say to be polite when you are asking for something

per favore
Could I have a coffee, please? Potrei avere un caffè per favore?
Please may I use your phone? Per favore potrei usare il tuo telefono?
yes, please

A1 used to accept something politely

sì grazie
‘Would you like a drink?’ ‘Oh yes, please.’ “Vuoi qualcosa da bere?” “Oh, sì.”
verb uk /pliːz/ us /pliz/ present participle pleasing, past tense and past participle pleased

B1 to make someone happy

fare piacere a, accontentare
I only got married to please my parents. Mi sono sposato solo per fare piacere ai miei genitori.

(Translation of “please” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)