"puh-lease" meaning in English

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Interjection

Etymology: Exaggerated form of please. Head templates: {{head|en|interjection}} puh-lease
  1. (sarcastic) An expression of annoyance or impatience. Tags: sarcastic Synonyms: puhlease Translations (expression of annoyance): 拜託 (Chinese Mandarin), 拜托 (bàituō) (Chinese Mandarin), hei hyvää päivää (Finnish), どうか (dōka) (Japanese), 頼むから (tanomukara) (Japanese), もうマジでさ (mō majide sa) (Japanese), pelo amor de Deus (Portuguese)

Alternative forms

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          "code": "cmn",
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          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
          "word": "拜託"
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          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
          "word": "hei hyvää päivää"
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          "roman": "dōka",
          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
          "word": "どうか"
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          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
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          "roman": "mō majide sa",
          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
          "word": "もうマジでさ"
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          "sense": "expression of annoyance",
          "word": "pelo amor de Deus"
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      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
      "word": "拜託"
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      "roman": "bàituō",
      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
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      "word": "hei hyvää päivää"
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      "roman": "dōka",
      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
      "word": "どうか"
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      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
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      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
      "word": "もうマジでさ"
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      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "expression of annoyance",
      "word": "pelo amor de Deus"
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