Example sentences for: owed

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

  • The newfangled monorail that ferried visitors from Seattle's dowdy downtown to the fair's gleaming pavilions owed more to Disneyland of the 1950s than it did to the future.

  • We believe that compliance with the standard should define the standard of care owed by a company to its employees and the public for legal purposes.

  • Ha'aretz said it understood why some Israelis felt they owed the Serbs a debt of gratitude for their tenacious opposition to the Nazis during World War II, but added: "A much-persecuted nation, well versed in pogroms, cannot stand on the side, watching an institutionalized process of exterminating civilians based on religion and ethnicity.

  • Netanyahu condemned Arafat as irresponsibly soft on terrorism, withheld millions of dollars Israel owed to Arafat's government, and ordered the blockading of the Israeli-Palestinian border.

  • An employer may deny coverage after the worker departs the country or stop paying workers compensation benefits that are owed.


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