Word of the day – Oblige

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Oblige – Word of the Day for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Oblige (Verb) /əˈblɑɪdʒ/

Meaning: To force somebody to do something | To do a service or favor for | To make indebted or grateful 

Synonym: Compel, force, bind


  • To oblige somebody to do something
  • be delighted to, be glad to, be (only too) happy to + oblige
  • duly/kindly oblige


For IELTS Writing:

  • Parents are obliged by law to send their children to school.

For IELTS Speaking:

  • Kate was obliged to read the book.
  •  I am obliged to you for your gracious hospitality


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