You're on a job interview, and the interviewer offers you the job! However, he wants you to start immediately. You don't think that's possible because you haven't quit your job yet. You say:
I feel obligated to give at least three weeks' notice at my current job.
When you "feel obligated" to do something, it means that you feel like you must do it, or like you're supposed to do it. For instance, if someone gives you a gift, you might "feel obligated" to give them a gift back in return.
People usually use "I feel obligated to ~" to talk about things that they don't want to do. For example:
However, don't use "feel obligated" to talk about something that you already have to do, like going to work, doing your homework, paying your rent, etc. It must be used to talk about things that you have a choice of whether to do or not.
When you quit a job, it's bad to quit and stop going to work that day or the next day. Instead, you should "give notice" to your employer. That means telling your boss that you're going to quit.
In my experience in white-collar jobs in the U.S., three weeks' notice is standard and two weeks is the bare minimum.
(someone's) current job
"Current" means "now". But you can't use "now" as an adjective. You can't say "my now job". Use "current" instead.
Here are some other things that people often describe using the word "current":
- the current situation
- the current president
- the current market
- my current boyfriend
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