how to pronounce please


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the above transcription of please is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

please frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word please occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

please is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of please in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… but you know what please be you know …”

meaning of please

Please is a polite request for someone to do something.

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