Example sentences for: indebted

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

  • With 90 percent of them estimated to lose money, extending their margin calls on their Visa bills, they're modern-day sharecroppers of a sort, indebted to the dot-com company store known as an online brokerage.

  • In the new edition of the book Wilson put this little note following the Shaw preface: “I am gratefully indebted to Mr. Bernard Shaw for the interest he has taken in the book and especially for his most generous action in taking the time from his crowded life to write so magnanimous and stimulating a Preface to it, without which this present cheap edition would not have been published.”

  • Smith's 15 or so completed buildings, mostly houses, are obviously indebted to Wright in their light-filled eaves and open, geometrical forms.

  • I'm indebted to Republican political maven Rich Galen and his e-mail newsletter "Mullings" for putting the Hillary interview in its proper context: It's the media's "August story," an overhyped journalistic frenzy designed to cover the fact that when the shrinks go on vacation, there is virtually no real news.

  • I am indebted to Edward Goldfrank, my coauthor on the Boston Basin Bicycle Book , for bringing to my attention this tidy cosmological synopsis (personal communication, late 1970s).


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