Definition Much obliged

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Definition

to be much obliged: to be thankful, grateful, appreciative, in someone's debt
idiom
Much obliged in answer to someone means "thank you".
Often, to be much obliged is followed or preceded by a clause starting with if.

I'd be much obliged if you could fax these reports over to Mr. Warbuckle.
If you could file these tax return forms before April, I'd be much obliged (to you).

Examples

  • "But if you have a warm glass of milk, I'd be much obliged."

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