would you be so good

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of would you be so good

used as a polite way of asking someone for a favor
  • Would you be so good as to show me the way?

Word by Word Definitions

would play
  1. : past tense of will

  2. : wished, desired

  3. : wish for : want

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive


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