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be my guest

FORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase be my guest

Meaning

You can say this instead of "yes" if someone asks you for permission to do something.

For example

  • "May I use your bathroom?"
    "Be my guest. It's just in there."

  • "I'm running late, so do you mind if I go first?"
    "Be my guest."

Quick Quiz

I said, "Be my guest." Someone had said

a. "Would you mind helping me?"

b. "Do you mind if sit here?"

c. "Sit down, if you don't mind."

Contributor: Matt Errey