Definition of permit me in English:

permit me


  • Used for politeness before making a suggestion or expressing an intention.

    ‘permit me to correct you’
    • ‘If your Honours will permit me to question all or any of these earlier decisions, I will undertake to advance a sensible argument.’
    • ‘If you will permit me, even though I am a retired politician I would like to say just a word about domestic politics.’
    • ‘So, while it's still a bit early, permit me to be the first to wish this special astronaut a good journey.’
    • ‘Sir, permit me to observe that the use of force alone is but temporary.’
    • ‘It may, if your Honour would permit me, simply to refer to one paragraph of her Honour's judgment.’