be my guest


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Be my guest.

Help yourself.; After you. (A polite way of indicating that someone else should go first, help himself or herself to something, or take the last one of something.) Mary: I would just love to have some more cake, but there is only one piece left. Sally: Be my guest. Mary: Wow! Thanks! Jane: Here's the door. Who should go in first? Bill: Be my guest. I'll wait out here. Jane: You're so polite!
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be my guest

(spoken)
I do not mind If you want to add an exclamation point to that sentence, please be my guest.
Usage notes: often used to answer a request: “May I cut in?” she asked. “Be my guest,” Angelo replied.
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Be my guest.

something that you say in order to give someone permission to do something 'Can I use your toilet, please?' 'Be my guest.'
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be my guest

Do as you wish. For example, May I drive your car?-Sure, be my guest, or Do you mind if I go to the play without you?-No, be my guest. This expression not only literally invites someone to behave as one's guest (using one's house, belongings, etc.) but also figuratively tells someone to feel free to act as he or she pleases. [Colloquial; c. 1950] Also see feel free.
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