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 Meanings and Examples of OWE
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owe
 v.  be in debt; be obliged to pay or repay
Classic Sentence: (204 in 14 pages)
1  But--I owe it to the Cause--I--I couldn't think of myself when you were offering so much in gold.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Rhett, if Frank would just collect the money people owe him, I wouldn't be worried about anything.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  But, Rhett, fifty people owe him and he won't press them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  But they were stung that they must owe lives and freedom to Rhett Butler, a speculator and a Scallawag.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
5  No, not even if I owe him my life, can I be polite to him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
6  And I shall not hesitate to remind the fools whose necks I saved that they owe me a debt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
7  "If you owe Celeste another thousand, she may send me her account," she added, as though to end the discussion at any cost.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  However doubtful she might feel her situation to be, she would rather persist in darkness than owe her enlightenment to Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
9  It must be charming to meet one and not have to think about what you owe him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
10  I owe it to Lena Lingard that I went to see Antonia at last.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
11  "Interest on the money you still owe," she answered.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  And we owe Aniele for two weeks' rent, and she is nearly starving, and is afraid of being turned out.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 18
13  Life is an obligation which friends often owe each other in the wilderness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
14  In learning to read, I owe almost as much to the bitter opposition of my master, as to the kindly aid of my mistress.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  So, when you rejoice in your freedom, think that you owe it to that good old soul, and pay it back in kindness to his wife and children.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  He is rich enough who owes nothing.
17  Happy is he who owes nothing.
18  He who hath good health is young, and he is rich who owes nothing.
19  A lawyer owes an obligation of confidence to the client.
20  The country owes billions of dollars to foreign creditors.
21  The company owes its success to brand image.
22  No friendship lives long that owes its rise to the pot.
23  He owes me a large sum of money.
24  He still owes for the goods he received last month.
25  He owes a lot of money to Mr.
26  The city's success owes much to its geographic position.
27  He still hasn't paid me the money he owes me.
28  An internal audit led to Julie Wall's downfall and her vast collection has now been auctioned to pay back some of what she owes.
29  An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets designed to bankrupt the firm.
30  If you're caught, customs officers will seize the goods and present you with a choice: either pay the duty owed as a fine or forfeit your car.