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oblige

US [əˈblaɪdʒ]
UK [ə'blaɪdʒ]
  • v.效劳;迫使
  • Web使感激;责成;施恩惠于
Simple Present:obliges  Present Participle:obliging  Past Tense:obliged  
oblige
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v.
1.
[t][usupass]
~ sb to do sth
(以法律、义务等)强迫,迫使to force sb to do sth, by law, because it is a duty, etc.
Parents are obliged by law to send their children to school.
法律规定父母必须送子女入学。
I felt obliged to ask them to dinner.
我不得不请他们吃饭。
He suffered a serious injury that obliged him to give up work.
他受伤严重,不得已只好放弃工作。
2.
[i][t]
(根据要求或需要)帮忙,效劳to help sb by doing what they ask or what you know they want
Call me if you need any help─I'd be happy to oblige .
若有需要,尽管给我打电话。我很乐意帮忙。
Would you oblige me with some information?
拜托您给我透露些消息好吗?
Oblige me by keeping your suspicions to yourself.
拜托你不要把你的怀疑声张出去。

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