In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(oblige)to obligate sb to + inf — obligar a algn a + inf
- the agreement obligates us to do it — el acuerdo nos obliga a hacerlo
- to be/feel obligated (to + inf) — estar/sentirse obligado (a + inf)
- he felt obligated to look after his parents — se sentía obligado a cuidar de sus padres
- don't feel obligated — no te sientas obligado
- to be/feel obligated to sb — estar/quedar en deuda con algn
2USFinanceofrecer como garantía
- As agents of investors, managers are obligated to maximize the interests of the owners or principals.
- Sellers are obligated to disclose significant property defects of which they are aware.
- This means that funds have to be obligated against contractual agreements within a limited amount of time.
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