English version

be/feel obligated

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/feel obligatedbe/feel obligatedTHANkto feel that you must do something because it is right or because someone has done something for you syn be/feel obligedbe/feel obligated to do something Ava felt obligated to help her mother, even if it meant leaving college.be/feel obligated to somebody Watson felt obligated to him for the loan. obligate
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be/feel obligated to somebodyDoing something you feel obligated to do is not bad.Do not feel obligated to drive faster than is comfortable for you just because others do.A.. No, but they usually do because they feel obligated to follow the wishes of the caucus-goers.
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