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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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compelled

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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.'

stubborn

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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

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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

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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.

hinder

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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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