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To do that which fulfills one's own desires, expectations, or ambitions, especially when failing to consider those of anyone else. It really doesn't matter to me how you arrange the furniture in here, so just please yourself! Look, Tom and his wife are always going to please themselves, so don't tie up everything you want to do on this trip with them.
See also: please
please the eye
To be particularly attractive to look at; to be aesthetically pleasing. The movie's special effects certainly please the eye, but its woeful lack of a story makes it an absolute bore to endure. We want our school to please the eye so that students feel excited every time they walk through the doors.
pleasing to the eye
Particularly attractive to look at; aesthetically pleasing. The movie's special effects are certainly pleasing to the eye, but its woeful lack of a story makes it an absolute bore to endure. We want our school to be pleasing to the eye so that students feel excited every time they walk through the doors.
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ˌplease the ˈeyebe very attractive to look at: We are proud to present our new lunchtime buffet, where we’re sure you will find dishes to please the eye as well as the palate (= they look and taste good).
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