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pleasure

el placer

noun
"pleasure" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

pleasure
[ˈpleʒə(r)]
sustantivo
1. satisfacción (f) placer (m) (contentment)
  • he took pleasure in informing them that they had been sacked -> disfrutó mucho comunicándoles que habían sido despedidos
  • it gave me great pleasure -> fue un auténtico placer para mí
  • with pleasure -> con (mucho) gusto
  • (it's) my pleasure! -> ¡no hay de qué!
  • I have pleasure in informing you that… (Formal) -> tengo el gusto de or me complace informarles de que…
2. placer (m) (enjoyment)
  • pleasure boat -> barco (m) de recreo
  • pleasure trip -> viaje (m) de placer
3. voluntad (f) (will)
  • at somebody's pleasure -> según disponga alguien
  • to be detained at or during Her Majesty's pleasure (Law) -> ser encarcelado(a) a discreción del Estado (británico)

pleasure [ple-shar]
sustantivo
1. Gusto, placer, deleite, agrado, satisfacción, complacencia (liking), What is your pleasure, madam?
  • It gives me great pleasure to see you -> me alegro mucho de ver a Ud
  • I shall do it with great pleasure -> lo haré con mucho gusto
2. Deleite sensual.
  • Woman of pleasure -> cortesana
3. Arbitrio, propia voluntad (choice).
  • At his own pleasure -> como él quiera, como le plazca
¿Qué quiere Ud., señora? ¿Qué es lo que Ud. desea? ¿en qué puedo complacer a Ud.?
va. Complacer, dar gusto a otro; servir, favorecer, hacer favor a uno.

pleasure [ˈpleʒəʳ]
noun
1 (satisfaction) placer (m); gusto (m); (happiness) alegría (f)
to be fond of pleasure ser amante de los placeres; sexual pleasure placer (m) sexual
my pleasure! the pleasure is mine! (returning thanks) ¡de nada!; ¡no hay de qué!; especially (LAm)
what pleasure can you find in shooting partridges? ¿qué placer encuentras en matar perdices?
to do sth for pleasure hacer algo por gusto or placer
I read for pleasure
is this trip for business or pleasure? ¿este viaje es de negocios o de placer?
to get pleasure from sth disfrutar con algo
He gets huge pleasure from ballet and contemporary dance
to give sb pleasure dar gusto a algn
if it gives you any pleasure si te gusta
I have much pleasure in informing you that ... tengo el gran placer de comunicarles que ...
may I have the pleasure? (at dance) ¿quiere usted bailar?
Mr and Mrs Brown request the pleasure of your company (on invitation) los Sres. Brown tienen el placer de solicitar su asistencia
to take pleasure in books disfrutar leyendo
I take great pleasure in watching them grow disfruto muchísimo viéndolos crecer; to take pleasure in teasing sb disfrutar tomando el pelo a algn
with pleasure con mucho gusto
"Could you photocopy the advert for me? "With pleasure, John"
2 (source of pleasure) placer (m); gusto (m)
it's a real pleasure es un verdadero placer; all the pleasures of London todos los placeres de Londres; it's a pleasure to see her da gusto verla; it's a pleasure to know that ... es un motivo de satisfacción saber que ...
3 (will) voluntad (f)
what is your pleasure, sir? ¿en qué puedo servirle, señor?; ¿qué manda el señor?
at sb's pleasure según la voluntad de algn
to be detained during her Majesty's pleasure (Jur) quedar encarcelado a disposición del Estado
verb:transitive
(sexually) dar placer a
Anthea leans up against piles of natural fabric in the linen room to be pleasured by her husband You also need to give each other some guidance in pleasuring each other
to pleasure o.s. (masturbate) masturbarse
Kinsey found about 50 percent of widowed, separated, or divorced women (and more men) in their fifties pleasured themselves about once every three weeks
modifier
pleasure boat pleasure craft (n) barco (m) de recreo
pleasure cruise (n) crucero (m) de recreo
pleasure ground (n) parque (m) de atracciones
pleasure seeker (n) hedonista (m)
pleasure steamer (n) vapor (m) de recreo
pleasure trip (n) viaje (m) de placer

Verb Conjugations for "pleasure" (go to el placer)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I pleasure I pleasured I will pleasure
you pleasure you pleasured you will pleasure
he/she pleasures he/she pleasured he/she will pleasure
we pleasure we pleasured we will pleasure
you pleasure you pleasured you will pleasure
they pleasure they pleasured they will pleasure
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