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- displease (v.)
- early 14c., from Old French desplais-, present tense stem of desplaisir "to displease" (13c.), from Latin displicere "displease," from dis- "not" (see dis-) + placere "to please" (see please). Related: Displeased; displeasing.
- 1. No sooner had I uttered the words than I could have kicked myself, for I knew they would displease him.
- 话才一出口,我就责备自己, 因为知道这些话会使他不高兴的.
- 2. Not wishing to displease her, he avoided answering the question.
- 3. You displease your father when you don't obey him.
- 4. He'd do anything rather than displease his parents.
- 5. She couldn't afford to displease her boss.
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