Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Oblige"

The meaning of "Oblige" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does must oblige mean?
A: @Ri-na “oblige” as a verb means “do something for somebody”. It is like something you owe to them.

You feel “obliged”, you feel you must do it.
Q: What does much obliged mean?
A: Literally, "very obligated," short for "(I am) very obligated (to you)(for what you've done for me)." In other words, "I owe you one (for what you've done)," "I appreciate it (what you have done for me)", "Much appreciated," "Thank you." :)
Q: What does happy to oblige mean?
A: It means you are happy to help, or happy to accept an offer.
Q: What does Happy to oblige mean?
A: it means im happy to follow the rules
Q: What does I'm obliged to do mean?
A: "I'm required to do" or "I'm forced to do."

Example sentences using "Oblige"

Q: Please show me example sentences with oblige.
A: We needed a guide and he was only too happy to oblige.
He went to the conference to oblige his boss.
We needed some help with our accounts and she was only too happy to oblige.

The law obliges companies to pay decent wages to their employees.
Circumstances obliged him to leave town.
All students are obliged to participate in an internship program.
You can bring something to share at the picnic, but please don't feel obliged.
We are much obliged for your help.
I felt obliged to share it with her,
Q: Please show me example sentences with oblige.
A: thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with oblige.
A: -Doctors are obliged by law to keep patients alive as long as there is a chance of recovery

-You don't want me to tell you this but I feel obliged to warn you anyway.

-What can you do to oblige him to reply?

Q: Please show me example sentences with oblige.
A: "Oblige" means "grateful" or "Indebted". :)

Examples:
"I'm obliged to help John with his homework, since he helped me with mine."

"Much obliged for your hard work today."

"You don't need to feel obliged to come today, I understand if you can't make it."

"Oblige me by treating yourself to a nice dinner."

The word "oblige" isn't heard very often. It is a very old word, mostly used in the early 1800's.
I've only heard it in Western movies, and maybe a few times in my whole life in conversation. :)

I hope this helps!
Q: Please show me example sentences with oblige.
A: It's mainly used today in a formal form of "Thank you." usually used in the south.

"Here, let me buy you a soda."
"Much obliged"

It's actual meaning is "to accomidate" or "to be accomodating" or "to put yourself in a debt of gratitude".

"Would you oblige us with song?"
(Would you be kind enough to treat us to a song?)

Synonyms of "Oblige" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between oblige and compel and force ?
A: Obliged comes from the word “obligated.” It gives the image that they are acting out of a sense of moral duty. (“I was obligated to care for my sister when she was sick.”)
Compel is someone strongly persuading you to do something. (“They compelled me to join their new business.”)
Force is someone making you do something without giving you any other choice. More aggressive language. (“They forced me to sit down and listen to them.”)
Q: What is the difference between oblige and obligate ?
A: I think they have the same meaning, but also other ones.
The shared meaning is "to bind or compel (someone), especially legally or morally".
But "oblige" can also mean "thankful" or "indebted" when used in a phrase like "much obliged".
"obligate" has an adjective meaning as well.
Q: What is the difference between oblige and compel ?
A: Cmpel is a feeling you need to do something or really want to do something.
I feel compelled to explain why I wasn't there.
I feel compelled to go to Jeju Island, it looks so beautiful.
I will compel her to go on for her PhD.

Oblige is an obligation. To feel like you have to even if you don't want to.
I feel an obligation to go to his graduation, even though I don't know him. He is a friend of my family.
I am obligated to pay my taxes.
I am obligated to go because I said I would be there.
Q: What is the difference between oblige and force ?
A: oblige: to make someone legally or morally bound to an action

force: to make someone do something against their will

Translations of "Oblige"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? oblige
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Other questions about "Oblige"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce much obliged!.
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Q: I'm much obliged to you. is it too formal?
A: This does sound too formal. A more informal version would be "thank you" or "thank you so much" or "I appreciate it"
Q: How can I use ' oblige ' ?
I think this word is very complicated to use.
could you give me some common ideas on how to use it ?
A: Poverty obliged him to this crime. This is almost poetic. The meaning is something like: he was so poor and without opportunity that he didn’t have a choice but to commit a crime
Q: I will try my absolute best to oblige. does this sound natural?
A: "I will try my absolute best to follow"
Q: How do you use "to oblige" in a sentence when it means "to accommodate"?
A: "We will need to oblige him at all costs" , is that what you were looking for?

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