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.
See also: bound, duty
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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.
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.
Laying foundation stone of checkpost building at Jurian bridge on Hafizabad-Bhaka Bhattian road, some 8 km away from here, he said that police were duty bound to provide sense of security to citizens.
The chain noted: 'As responsible players in the local formal retail sector, we are duty bound to facilitate the recovery of our market peer and we are glad that key suppliers have responded positively.
He said the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), following passage of the relative constitutional amendment, is duty bound to complete process of delimitation of new constituencies as soon as possible.
President Michel Aoun and [Foreign Minister] Gebran Bassil represented me regarding Jerusalem," he said, stressing that summit is duty bound to act in that respect.
In terms of Wales, the situation was that they wanted to see what the evaluation report was like, what the outcome of that was, and they felt duty bound to support Gareth Davies.
He informed that agriculture departments were duty bound to create awareness among middlemen, farmers and other stakeholders against fruit fly.
Another party leader Gaurav Bhatia said that Pakistan is duty bound to provide consular access to the Indian Government to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav.
In this respect, the government is duty bound to provide them all possible facilities, he added.
Other top players have opted to take a strategic break a week out from the final major of the year, but Day is duty bound to appear in Canada due to his partnership with sponsors RBC.
Cellino met with MK Dons boss Karl Robinson and also made an unsuccessful approach for Bristol Rovers' Darrell Clarke, all while Evans remained in position, but the Scot said: "I have always believed that, if you're an owner and have the final say, you're duty bound to put the best man in the chair for the job.
He directed the hospital administration to deliver uniforms to the staff performing security duties and likewise make them duty bound to quickly reach at the troubled area in case of any unfortunate situation.
There seems to be a ridiculous assumption that when somebody calls someone else, they are duty bound to answer the call.