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Tell me how much I owe, and I’ll give it to you.
Pam still owes me $5.
How much do we owe you for the tickets?
The companies owe as much as $200 billion to foreign lenders.
She feels she owes her fans another concert.
After the way she’s treated him, he doesn’t owe her anything.
They owe it to their children to try to save the marriage.
I think you owe it to yourself to have a day off work.
The company owes its success to its excellent training program.
The cathedral clearly owes a great deal to French design.
This is the American English definition of owe. View British English definition of owe.