Example sentences for: owed

How can you use “owed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The rebate money is owed to him, and so is the apology.

  • That's because states will be able to use the directory to locate deadbeat parents and dun them, typically by getting court orders that force their employers to deduct the owed child support from paychecks.

  • The WP produces a particularly interesting pro-calm nugget: It has the chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange saying that within a couple of hours after the Big Board closed, nearly 80 percent of his market's traders had paid off what they owed from the day's trades.

  • Readers who have submitted SIC!³ items, never to see them again are owed an explanation.

  • "If NATO does prevail, and every single Serb soldier is driven from Kosovo, and every last refugee is repatriated, then Blair's brows will be crowned with the laurels owed to the man who urged the Alliance on," Johnson wrote.


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