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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overplease.

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Examples

  • I'm just waiting for the line "Well, David Cameron can't be overpleased with this result can he?"

    How Does Today Feel?

  • 'My brothers will not be overpleased to hear that.

    Warlock

  • I believe the mother was not overpleased at the chastisement, but Graham always comes down upon the boys if he hears of any cruelty.

    Three Years in Tristan da Cunha

  • "You do not seem overpleased with the prospect of my company?" she observed.

    Under the Rose

  • My little Japanese servant-boy was in the room, and as I went on with my work I caught an expression on his face from time to time which showed me that he was not overpleased with my performance.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Japan

  • She did not appear overpleased to see her two young friends, whose doings were fully described in the preceding volume.

    The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires The Ghost of Lost Man's Trail

  • "You won't be overpleased when he wants to marry, which he is sure to do just when he's become useful to you."

    Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker

  • "Specially if you're not feeling overpleased with life anyway," he added, with a knowing smile.

    The Firefly of France

  • It was a handsome couple which came forward, hand quitting hand a shade too tardily, and the blinking eyes yet rapt; but these two were not overpleased at being disturbed, and the man in particular was troubled, as in reason he well might be, by the task assigned him.

    Chivalry

  • It was a handsome couple which came forward, with hand quitting hand tardily, and with blinking eyes yet rapt: these two were not overpleased at being disturbed, and the man was troubled, as in reason he well might be, by the task assigned him.

    Chivalry

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