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 Meanings and Examples of OBLIGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
oblige
 v.  force; bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; do a service or favor for
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Heavily enough to oblige me to sell some trinkets.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
2  You must oblige us," said he, "indeed you must.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  I only puzzle them, and oblige them to make civil speeches.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  Perhaps," said Tom, "Fanny may be more disposed to oblige us now.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  In one respect it was better, as it gave him the means of conferring a kindness where he wished to oblige.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  She had, to oblige Edmund, resolved to wear it; but it was too large for the purpose.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  She had given him up to oblige others.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 7
8  So far the obvious thing was not to entertain any idea of marriage with Thomasin, even to oblige her.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 3 The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin
9  You would oblige me by bringing with you your very excellent field-glass.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
10  Watson, when you reach London you would oblige me by driving at once to Baker Street with our friend here, and remaining with him until I see you again.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
11  But I daresay it may have come to your notice that, counterfoil of another man's message, there may be some disinclination on the part of the officials to oblige you.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
12  If it's not in any way disagreeable to you, you'll oblige me by doing the same.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXV
13  But if you could oblige me, I should take it as a kindness.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
14  I replied that he would much oblige me by drinking it, if he thought he could do it safely, but by no means otherwise.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
15  If the individuals in the Money Market oblige Mr. Micawber to sustain a great sacrifice, that is between themselves and their consciences.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
Example Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
16  It's her moral obligation to tell the police what she knows.
17  Tutors have a contractual obligation to research and publish.
18  The new law released employers from their obligation to recognize unions.
19  We will send you an estimate for the work without obligation.
20  Too great an eagerneto discharge on obligation is a species of ingratitude.
21  The government has found it particularly hard to meet its benefit and pensions obligation.
22  Libel plaintiffs are virtually obliged to go into the witness box.
23  The Georgian forces defended the capital but were finally obliged to concede.
24  And dancing and music and other cultural activities were provided which the hands were obliged to attend.
25  I felt obliged to ask them to dinner.
26  Under the terms of the alliance, Japan was not obliged to enter the war.
27  The smuggler was finally obliged to inform against his boss.
28  He was obliged to resign when one of his own aides was implicated in a financial scandal.
29  The fans were looking for another goal and Owen duly obliged.
30  I was obliged to abandon that idea.