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    Default Under Obligation?

    Hello,

    You don't have to come and see the new house if you don't wish.

    Obligation

    You are not under obligation to come and see the new house if you don't wish

    Correct? Thank you in advance.
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    Default Re: Under Obligation?

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post

    You don't have to come and see the new house if you don't wish to.

    Obligation

    You are not under any obligation to come and see the new house if you don't wish to.

    Correct?
    They are now.

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    Default Re: Under Obligation?

    Or "You are not obliged to come and see the house if you don't wish/want to".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Under Obligation?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Or "You are not obliged to come and see the house if you don't wish/want to".
    The key word is "obligation", it must be kept as it is.
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    Default Re: Under Obligation?

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    The key word is "obligation", it must be kept as it is.
    It's not natural without "any".

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's not natural without "any".
    I know. emsr2d2 has changed "obligation" into "obliged". that's why I have mentioned that the key word must be kept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    The key word is "obligation", it must be kept as it is.
    Perhaps you could have told us that in post #1.

    In that case, you can say "You are not under any obligation to ..." or "You are under no obligation to ...".
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Perhaps you could have told us that in post #1.
    I suspect ucef neglected to tell us that in post #1 because we would have twigged it was a homework question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I suspect ucef neglected to tell us that in post #1 because we would have twigged it was a homework question.
    No doubt, but since answers had already been posted, I saw little point in closing the stable door after the horse had bolted!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I suspect ucef neglected to tell us that in post #1 because we would have twigged it was a homework question.
    I don't post any homeworks! I just practice a lot of grammar exercises and when I come across a hard exercise I post it in order to be helped with it, that's the way it is
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