English - Vietnamese Dictionary
oblige /ə'blaidʤ/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- bắt buộc, cưỡng bách; đặt nghĩa vụ cho
- làm ơn, gia ơn, giúp đỡ
- please oblige me by closing the door: anh làm ơn đóng giúp hộ tôi cái cửa
- I'm much obliged to you: tôi hết sức cảm ơn anh
- (thông tục) đóng góp (vào cuộc vui)
- will Miss X oblige us with a song?: đề nghị cô X đóng góp một bài hát
+force or compel somebody to do something
+bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
+provide a service or favor for someone
Advanced English Dictionary
1 accommodate, indulge, favour, serve, please, cater to, gratify:
The hotelier obliged us with every luxury he had to offer. Please oblige us by keeping your dog on a lead
2 make, require, demand, force, compel, coerce, bind, obligate:
What hold has she over you that obliges you to do her housework?
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN to inf] [usually passive] to force sb to do sth, by law, because it is a duty, etc: Parents are obliged by law to send their children to school. + I felt obliged to ask them to dinner. + He suffered a serious injury that obliged him to give up work.
2 ~ sb (by doing sth)
~ sb (with sth) to help sb by doing what they ask or what you know they want: [V] Call me if you need any help-I'd be happy to oblige. + [VN] (formal) Would you oblige me with some information? + Oblige me by keeping your suspicions to yourself.
The fans were looking for another goal and Owen duly obliged (= scored).
VERB + OBLIGE
be delighted to, be glad to, be (only too) happy to, be pleased to, be willing to
The staff are always happy to oblige.
| hasten to
Will you oblige by filling in this form?
Would you be willing to oblige us with some information?
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