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If you have problems at home, it's bound to affect your work.
The kids are out late, so of course she's bound to worry.
Knowing Jim, he's bound to be late.
She's bound to find out sooner or later.
By signing the contract you agree to be bound by its terms.
If her patient threatens to kill someone, she is bound by law to inform the police.
We felt bound to tell her that her son had been taking drugs.
journalists who feel honour bound to protect their sources of information
His political philosophy was closely bound up with his religious beliefs.
Climate change is closely bound up in the whole issue of energy consumption.
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