Example sentences for: owes

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

  • Until now, the notion that Microsoft owes all its success to ruthless marketing rather than technical ingenuity has been a fringe view.

  • It owes its reputation to its youthful, moreso than present, beauty.

  • The Web's rapid acceptance owes much to the ease with which Web pages can be created.

  • Some investigators, noting evidence for a Latin word ruma meaning `breast,' have concluded that Rome owes its name to the supposed shape of the Palatine Hill as it appeared to the eye of an exceptionally determined observer.

  • But Ferraro owes her popularity to something else: the Ferraro Aura (try saying that three times quickly).

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