He was obligated to attend his sister-in-law's party because she threatened to key his car if he did not turn up. How to use a word that literally drives some people nuts.
I wonder whether too many comments here are pedontic? Have I used them correctly???
Definition of under no obligation. Johnny1 Aug-23-2010. He was accepting his obligation to her while shutting off everything but the physical side of him. Both are primarily transitive verbs, and while they can be used interchangeably in some cases, their definitions are somewhat different: Online marketing lends itself very well to a low-pressure or even no-pressure sales process.
Oblige is applicable when compliance is caused by the operation of authority, necessity, or moral or ethical considerations, and obligate when compulsion is exerted by terms of a legal contract or promise, or by the dictates of one's conscience or sense of propriety.
So it is impossible to 'be ironic' another ignorance the media perpetuates...
Comes from the Roman Empire. Sought some answers here.
Choose something that you are good at, and do often, and structure a simple document that asks the key questions — leading questions that encourage someone to work with you. Obligate may be a perfectly acceptable term in the US but, to the English ear inc speakers in Ireland, Scotland and Wales this sounds redundant, misguided and clumsy.
I agree with JanxSpirit. It's interesting to see our languages evolve, grow and change.
Oblige 1 v. Bischoppe Cesariense.. Pariatur nemo excepturi incidunt eius, vitae rerum, voluptatum distinctio nulla nostrum cumque ex neque inventore quae minus! When he read that sentence, Pierre felt for the first time that some link which other people recognized had grown up between himself and Helene, and that thought both alarmed him, as if some obligation were being imposed on him which he could not fulfill, and pleased him as an entertaining supposition.
Scotland is part of Britain. If things look good and they are in principle happy with the minimum fee, arrange an in-person meeting.