|tack englanniksi||please sv, tack en, thanks sv, thank you sv|
: ux|en|Her presentation pleased the executives.
: ux|en|Im pleased to see youve been behaving yourself.
: ux|en|Just do as you please.
*: Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he.
: Please, pass the bread.
: Would you please sign this form?
: Could you tell me the time, please?
: May I take your order, please?
: —May I help you? —Please.
: Oh, please, do we have to hear that again?
*: Fellow: May I have a few days off to get married?
*: Reply, in the Cincinnati idiom by a boss who had heard the sound but not the sense:
*: Boss: Please?
*: Even though I heard it was supposed to be German-Catholic background, there’s only one thing German — they say ‘please’ [for the more common ‘pardon me’], which comes from bitte.
*: “…He explained in broken English that one of his daughters was ill and he probably could not be there. I did not understand all that he said, so asked, ‘Please?’ per Cincinnati custom. ‘There is no need to plead. I will be there if she is feeling better,’ he replied.”
*: Cincinnati are some of the most polite persons I have ever met in the US. When asking someone a question, instead of saying “Excuse me,” or “Pardon,” they say “Please?”
*: By the same token, one contestant who doesn’t hear a particular question could say “Pardon me?” while another could say “Please?” Again, neither would be lying if he said he was from Ohio.
*: In Maine, where as much as a quarter of the population has French ancestry, you may hear a stray hair called a couette, and in parts of Ohio please is used in the same way as the German bitte, to invite a person to repeat something just said – apparently a remnant of the bilingual schooling once available in Cincinnati.
*: Ellen grew up outside of Cincinnati and believed her own talk was the “norm,” while others were speakers of dialects. She was in graduate school before she learned that not all people say, Please? to mean Can you repeat that?
*: A tough test for even the strongest climber, it was new to the Tour de France this year, but its debut will be remembered for the wrong reasons after one of those spectators scattered carpet tacks on the road and induced around 30 punctures among the group of riders including Bradley Wiggins, the Tours overall leader, and his chief rivals.
*: I thought that my refusing Barnard would alienate Botha, and decided that such a tack was too risky.
: The laminate adhesive has very aggressive tack and is hard to move once in place.
*: "But if a womans got nothing but her fair fame to feed on, why, its thin tack, and a donkey would die of it!"
*: Some tacks had been made to money bills in King Charless time.
: to tack (something) onto (something)
*: For souvenirs – mostly outright tack and ethnicky textiles – try your bargaining skills at the shops and stalls on Binjiang Luand Zhengyang Jie, or the nightly street market spreading for about a block either side of Shanhu Bridge along Zhongshan Lu.----
: Could you give me a hand, please? — Yes, sure. — Thanks.
*: Thanks, courteous wall: Jove shield thee well for this!
: After all I’ve done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?
: "Thank you," said the girl after her mom gave her a gift.