Example sentences for: owes

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

  • In this book Sacks makes it clear how much this owes to the works he read as a child, how the passion, clarity, and warmth of Victorian botanists and zoologists--Darwin above all--formed his imagination.

  • Oprah is one of the very few celebrities who owes her fame not to her superhuman qualities (beauty, athletic ability, etc.) but to her human frailties.

  • Pepys's Diary owes its eventual status as a classic to its candor and the author's privileged position as an observer of Restoration England.

  • , someone in Pakistan sending money to the United States using the same two hawaladars), a periodic settling wire transfer from the U.S. hawaladar's bank to the Pakistani hawaladar's bank, or a commercial transaction, such as the U.S. hawaladar paying a debt or an invoice, in dollars, that the Pakistani hawaladar owes in the United States.

  • Watts owes Slate , and me, an apology.

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