Example sentences for: owed

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

  • Yesterday, Bill Clinton announced that he would cancel all $5.7 billion of the debt owed to the U.S. by 36 desperately poor countries, provided they channel the money thus saved into the likes of education and health.

  • "If NATO does prevail, and every single Serb soldier is driven from Kosovo, and every last refugee is repatriated, then Blair's brows will be crowned with the laurels owed to the man who urged the Alliance on," Johnson wrote.

  • The rebate money is owed to him, and so is the apology.

  • Poland has also formally apologized for the slaughter of Jews, and Italy and Finland have paid reparations, but other nations have been less forthcoming . François Mitterand consistently claimed France owed no apologies, though in 1995 Jacques Chirac recognized French responsibility in deporting Jews.

  • Readers who have submitted SIC!³ items, never to see them again are owed an explanation.

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