French translation of 'obliged'
- (= obligated)
obligé(e)to feel obliged to do sth
se sentir obligé de faire qch
- (= grateful)
reconnaissant(e)to be obliged to sb for sth
savoir gré à qn de qch
⇒ I'm obliged to you for all the trouble you've taken.
je vous sais gré de tout le mal que vous vous êtes donné.I would be obliged if you could ...
je vous saurai gré de bien vouloir ...
⇒ I would be obliged if you could read it to us.
Je vous saurai gré de bien vouloir nous le lire.much obliged!
merci mille fois !
Example Sentences Including 'obliged'
We're obliged by law to have one, in case anyone is taken ill.The Book Lady
Still ahead, Peter had been obliged to break his midpoint first, exposing himself to a double hit.AMAGANSETT (2004)
If he took them he would be morally obliged to carry out the hit the following night.The Devil's Door
Trends of 'obliged'
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- (= force)
to oblige sb to do sth
obliger qn à faire qch
- (= do a favour)
obligerto oblige sb by doing sth
obliger qn en faisant qch
⇒ A girl reporter obliged Hearst by pretending to faint in the main street.
Une reporter obligea Hearst en faisant semblant de s'évanouir dans la rue principale.
- (= help)
rendre serviceanything to oblige! (informal)
à votre service!
Example Sentences Including 'oblige'
Lady Rice required words of love, and he'd oblige , falsely, but then she was being false too.Splitting
However, if someone wanted an ikon which he might come across in Georgia, he was complaisant enough to oblige.Somewhere East of Life
She willed her hands to grasp the knife a little harder, and they seemed to oblige her, just a little.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Translation of obliged from the Collins English to French Dictionary