please yourself

This page is about the conversational phrase please yourself


You can say this if you're annoyed with someone and you're pretending not to care what they do.

For example

  • "I don't feel like visiting your mother again. Hospitals depress me."
    "Please yourself. I'm sure she won't mind!"

  • "I can't be bothered voting. It's a waste of time."
    "Please yourself. I guess all those people who fought and died for your right to vote shouldn't have bothered either!"

Also "suit yourself"

Quick Quiz

Timmy didn't want to eat his dinner, so his mother said,

a. "Please yourself. Now eat your dinner!"

b. "Please yourself. I'll give it to the dogs!"

c. "Please yourself. Then have it after that."

Contributor: Matt Errey