eager to please


eager to please
index obeisant

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • eager to please — phrase willing to do anything that other people want Thesaurus: willing to do or accept somethingsynonym Main entry: eager …   Useful english dictionary

  • eager to please — willing to do anything that other people want …   English dictionary

  • eager — adjective 1 very keen and excited about something that is going to happen or about something you want to do: There was a queue of eager schoolchildren outside the theatre. | eager to do sth: Clara was eager to tell her side of the story. | eager… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • please — verb ADVERB ▪ enormously ▪ The result pleased us enormously. VERB + PLEASE ▪ be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to ▪ So …   Collocations dictionary

  • eager — ea|ger [ igər ] adjective ** very enthusiastic about doing something or enthusiastic about something that will happen: She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news. eager to do something: He s so eager to learn that he stays late every… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eager — ea|ger [ˈi:gə US ər] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: aigre, from Latin acer sharp ] 1.) very keen and excited about something that is going to happen or about something you want to do eager to do sth ▪ I was eager to get back to work… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • please — please1 W2S1 [pli:z] interjection 1.) used to be polite when asking someone to do something ▪ Could you please clean up the living room? ▪ Sit down, please. ▪ Please be quiet! 2.) used to be polite when asking for something ▪ I d like a cup of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • please — 1 /pli:z/ interjection 1 used when you want to ask for something politely: I d like a cup of coffee, please. | Please can we go now? | “Would you like some more?” “Yes please.” 2 used to emphasize a request or wish: “May I have some water?”… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eager */*/ — UK [ˈiːɡə(r)] / US [ˈɪɡər] adjective very keen to do something or enthusiastic about something that will happen She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news. eager to do something: He s so eager to learn that he stays late every evening.… …   English dictionary

  • etp — eager to please …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.