duty bound to (someone or something)

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duty bound to (someone or something)

Obligated to serve someone or something. Now that our parents are dead, I'm duty bound to my siblings. As a soldier, I am duty bound to this country.
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Your feelings are an affair of your own conscience; but I am in duty bound to you, to myself, and to God, to point out to you your duties.
Presently the trader coughed in an embarrassed manner as though there was something on his mind he felt in duty bound to say, but hated to.
These gifts consisted of stalks of barley and of "pombe." Joe considered himself in duty bound to taste the latter species of strong beer, but his palate, although accustomed to gin and whiskey, could not withstand the strength of the new beverage, and he had to make a horrible grimace, which his dusky friends took to be a benevolent smile.
All administrative departments, autonomous bodies, development authorities and police would be duty bound to extend full support to the cells for curbing the crime, he said, adding, all divisional commissioners would submit consolidated monthly report to the director complaints at CM office.
Chairing a meeting on Wednesday, the commissioner said that price control magistrates were duty bound to check profiteering and overcharging on daily use items.
"While we are duty bound to keep flights safe, we are also duty bound to protect the lives of airport personnel while at work especially those working in areas where exposure to environmental hazards is greater," Monreal said.
'While we are duty bound to keep flights safe, we are also duty bound to protect the lives of airport personnel while at work, especially those working in areas where exposure to environmental hazards is greater,' Monreal said in a statement.
They said that they believe that the President is duty bound to support and respect the independence of such institutions, and to not undermine them.
Addressing Ghanzi leadership on January 14, ahead of a permanent secretaries' retreat which commenced January 15, he said they were duty bound to make the president,s road map and priorities a reality.
Stressing the need of maintaining close coordination among various communities, he said PBM was duty bound to help the downtrodden segment of society to make them self sufficient, said a press release.
He said the UN is duty bound to resolve the Kashmir dispute and stop the killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces in the territory.
Every establishment and the state apparatus are duty bound to support the government and the judicial process.
'Let us always be reminded that we are duty bound to secure our country's sovereignty and the integrity of our national territory,' Alberto said.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and party in-Charge of Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav on Friday said that as long as there are terrorist activities in the valley, the security forces are duty bound to tackle it with utmost toughness.
It will also place a duty on all schools to provide free sanitary products in toilets, as well as colleges and universities being duty bound to provide them free in campus toilets.