He obliged and as we stood for the picture my CP caused me to involuntarily tickle him.
Unveiled women are banned from entering state buildings; teen-age girls are obliged to come to school with their hair covered.
Kohrs, who was assigned to the legendary gay Castro district that day, obliged.
Implausibly, the nurse working reception, Jacintha Saldanha, obliged.
Ibrahim asked pointing toward the former secretary of State, who obliged him with a small smile.
I shall be obliged for any clue to the arms, residence, &c. of this Mr. Cobb.
He never ceased to feel cheated when he was obliged to ride in New York.
George had previously obliged with a brief description of the plot of The Footpills.
But this does not astonish us when we understand the difficulties which he was obliged to solve.
Otherwise we would not have been obliged to put in here and beg you for food and lodging.
c.1600, past participle adjective from oblige. To be obliged "be bound by ties of gratitude" is from 1540s.
c.1300, "to bind by oath," from Old French obligier "engage one's faith, commit (oneself), pledge" (13c.), from Latin obligare "to bind, bind up, bandage," figuratively "put under obligation," from ob "to" (see ob-) + ligare "to bind," from PIE root *leig- "to bind" (see ligament). Main modern meaning "to make (someone) indebted by conferring a benefit or kindness" is from 1560s. Related: obliged; obliging.