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The Importance of Being Earnest
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obliged
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • I’m sorry if we are a little late, Algernon, but I was obliged to call on dear Lady Harbury.
  • I should be much obliged if you would ask Mr. Bunbury, from me, to be kind enough not to have a relapse on Saturday, for I rely on you to arrange my music for me.
  • I am obliged to go up by the first train on Monday morning.

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  • He obliged her by listening attentively.
  • They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.

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