Example sentences for: owe

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

  • When you use calico, magnesium or hamburger , you must remember that these words owe their origins to the places under the names Calicut (a district and famous city in Kerala State, India), Magnesia (a metal-bearing region in Greece), and Hamburg (a city in Germany), respectively.

  • The cynical spin: We owe it all to human sacrifice.

  • I'd say some News Quiz participants owe some quasi-autonomous but government-regulated agency a letter of apology.

  • An autobiographical essay describes what it's like to owe huge amounts of money.

  • Clintonites wish to count this as a Clinton tax cut . The EITC is supposed to help relieve the burden of payroll taxes (Social Security, Medicare), and is "refundable" (paid in cash) to workers who owe less in income tax than the tax credit is worth.

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