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oblige
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  • I replied that he would much oblige me by drinking it, if he thought he could do it safely, but by no means otherwise.
  • If the individuals in the Money Market oblige Mr. Micawber to sustain a great sacrifice, that is between themselves and their consciences.
  • ’Since you oblige me to speak more plainly, which I am very unwilling to do, her humble connexions would render such a thing impossible, if nothing else did.’
  • ’You will oblige me, ma’am,’ interrupted Mr. Spenlow, ’by confining yourself to facts.’
  • ’You are a dissipated fellow, as all the world knows,’ he said, with an effort at a smile, ’and I am afraid you’ll oblige me to get rid of you.
  • There are some dreams that can only be imperfectly and vaguely described; and when I oblige myself to look back on this time of my life, I seem to be recalling such a dream.
  • She came up to me one evening, when I was very low, to ask (she being then afflicted with the disorder I have mentioned) if I could oblige her with a little tincture of cardamums mixed with rhubarb, and flavoured with seven drops of the essence of cloves, which was the best remedy for her complaint; — or, if I had not such a thing by me, with a little brandy, which was the next best.

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  • The law obliges doctors to report suspected child abuse.
  • We live as we have for centuries by a code called Pashtunwali, which obliges us to give hospitality to all guests and in which the most important value is nang, or honor.
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