lease Idiom, Proverb
a new lease on lifea feeling that life will be better, a fresh start The promotion gave him a new lease on life.
as you pleaseas you please 1)
However you wish, whatever you choose, as in We can have meat or fish tonight, as you please,
or Go or don't go—do as you please.
This idiom was introduced about 1500 and inverted what was then the usual order, which was “as it pleases you.” 2)
Very, extremely, as in After winning the contract he was smug as you please,
or She sat there in her new dress, as pretty as you please.
[First half of 1900s]
as you please|please
1. As you like, whatever you like or prefer; as you choose. You may do as you please.
Used after an adjective or adverb often preceded by "as". There was Tinker, sitting there, cheerful as you please. She was dressed for the dance and she looked as pretty as you please.
give something a new lease of life
to renew something so that it lasts longer: "Those tablets have given our pet dog a new lease of life."
see new lease on life
less than pleased
Idiom(s): less than pleased
• We were less than pleased to learn of your comments.
• Bill was less than pleased at the outcome of the election.
New lease of lifeIf someone finds new enthusiasm and energy for something, they have a new lease of life.
new lease on life(See a new lease on life)
new lease on life|lease|life|new|new leasen. phr. A new chance to live; an improved manner of living. After his illness and his retirement, living in Hawaii was a new lease on life.
see as you please.
Please revert(India) Please respond to me if the solution provided is incorrect or insufficient.
pleased as punchvery pleased, happy about Our minister is pleased as punch when there's a large offering.
pleased withhappy about因…而满意或快慰
Are you pleased with your new clothes？你喜欢你的新衣服吗？
You can't please everyoneIdiom(s): You can't please everyone.
It is not possible to make everyone happy. (Said when someone has made a complaint or when someone has pointed out a flaw that cannot be fixed.)
• When Jean complained about the choices on the dinner menu, the waiter said, "Sorry. You can't please everyone."
• Jerry reported that many of his friends had noticed that the colors of the walls in the living room clashed. His mother said, "Oh, well. You can't please everyone."