someone's wish is my command

Definition of someone's wish is my command

humorous
used to say that one will do what someone else wants one to do
  • "Could you put these dishes away for me?" "Your wish is my command."

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

wish play
  1. : to have a desire for (something, such as something unattainable)

  2. : to give expression to as a wish : bid

  3. : to give form to (a wish)

  1. : an act or instance of wishing or desire : want

  2. : an object of desire : goal

  3. : an expressed will or desire : mandate

my play
  1. : of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : muscle : muscle and

command play
  1. : to direct authoritatively : order

  2. : to exercise a dominating influence over : have command of: such as

  3. : to have at one's immediate disposal

  1. : an order given

  2. : a signal that actuates a device (such as a control mechanism in a spacecraft or one step in a computer)

  3. : the ability to control : mastery

  1. : done on command or request


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