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compelled • stubborn • on my way
lucky enough • hinder
  1. The rain can my running routine.
  2. I was to get a good job. .
  3. My granddad is very .
  4. She is to help anyone who asks .
  5. They treated me and sent me .
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1322 The Stubborn Recovery

Paul talks about an accident he had that ruined a special day and hindered him in the future.

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I felt compelled to answer the phone.

When you are compelled to do something, you do so because you feel like you have to. Notice the following:

  1. I felt compelled to lend my brother money.
  2. When I saw my ex-spouse, I felt compelled to say 'hi.'



I was a bit stubborn.

Stubborn means not willing to change for the better. Notice the following:

  1. He is stubborn. He will not listen to anyone.
  2. It is stubborn not to take your medicine.

send you on your way


They just send you on your way.

The phrase 'send you on your way' means you are allowed to leave after being cared for. Notice the following:

  1. They gave me stiches and then sent me on my way.
  2. The teacher scolded him and then sent him on his way.

lucky enough


I was lucky enough to win a place in the Tokyo marathon.

Lucky enough means lucky or fortunate. Notice the following:

  1. I was lucky enought to get home in time.
  2. I won the game, lucky enough.



That must have really hindered your recovery.

To hinder something means to make it difficult to accomplish. Notice the following:

  1. Lack of sleep is hindering my studies.
  2. Living alone hinders my ability to cook healthy meals.

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