as you please
1. As you like, whatever you like or prefer; as you choose. * /You may do as you please./ 2. {informal} Very. - Used after an adjective or adverb often preceded by "as". * /There was Tinker, sitting there, cheerful as you please./ * /She was dressed for the dance and she looked as pretty as you please./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • as you please — phrase whatever you like, or in whatever way you prefer We’re very informal here, so you can dress as you please. Thesaurus: preferring and preferencesynonym Main entry: please * * * as you please Brit informal used to make a statement more… …   Useful english dictionary

  • as you please — 1. As you like, whatever you like or prefer; as you choose. * /You may do as you please./ 2. {informal} Very. Used after an adjective or adverb often preceded by as . * /There was Tinker, sitting there, cheerful as you please./ * /She was dressed …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as\ you\ please — 1. As you like, whatever you like or prefer; as you choose. You may do as you please. 2. informal Very. Used after an adjective or adverb often preceded by as . There was tinker, sitting there, cheerful as you please. She was dressed for the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • as you please — whatever you like, or in whatever way you prefer We re very informal here, so you can dress as you please …   English dictionary

  • as you please — as you desire, as you wish, however you want …   English contemporary dictionary

  • as - as you please — informal used to emphasize the manner in which someone does something, esp. when this is seen as surprising she walked forward as calm as you please …   Useful english dictionary

  • do as you please — ˌplease yourˈself | ˌdo as you ˈplease idiom to be able to do whatever you like • There were no children to cook for, so we could just please ourselves. Main entry: ↑pleaseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • go-as-you-please — adj. not bound by rule or law or convention. [WordNet 1.5] bewildered by the old go as you please liberty of alliterative rhythm. George Saintsbury [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go-as-you-please — adjective not bound by rule or law or convention bewildered by the old go as you please liberty of alliterative rhythm George Saintsbury • Similar to: ↑unconventional * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : not bound by rule, law, or convention :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • do as you please — do as you desire, do as you wish, do however you want …   English contemporary dictionary

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