Example sentences for: owing

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

  • Since the underlying concern is that many states may be asking for federal assistance when they would have resources to handle more of their own needs if they collected revenues owing to them, case studies of a representative sample of states coupled with examination of the special interest state could be an efficient strategy for ensuring that we had a comprehensive understanding of what was happening and why.

  • , suppression of nonsense mutations or transport defects) inherited in a non-Mendelian fashion owing to the nonchromosomal basis of the inheritance.

  • Recent reviews, particularly of marine diversity, have pointed out the difficulty of making comparisons of this kind owing to sampling constraints (Clarke and Johnston 2003).

  • Elderfield's ponderous and mechanistic catalog essay is filled with such insights as the following: "While the global rhythms have a pulsatile aspect owing to the regular bounce provided by the edge, which rebounds the gaze, the chasing rhythms have a more spasmodic aspect owing to the more extended and irregular scanpaths they follow."

  • I have a good many volumes of N. & Q. in my possession; but it often takes a long while to find any particular number, owing to the impossibility of keeping things in their places in a room of limited size, when books are being sent to me from many places all the year round.


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