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Owe

To be required to repay money or another asset to an individual, company, or other organization. One owes a debt after one has borrowed money or another asset. In business and government, debt is often owed in the form of bonds, which are securities entitling the bearer to repayment at the appropriate time(s). Occasionally, especially for personal loans, debt is owed without interest or other compensation; one simply owes what was lent. This is exceedingly rare in business and a debtor almost always owes a creditor a certain amount of interest, representing the time value of money.
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After the disappointments I've had maybe you could say I'm owed one in Europe, but you have to make your own breaks.
I thought we had been beaten on the bob, but we were owed one.
I don't want to say I'm owed one - I think I'll jinx myself saying that.
Eileen Wilbur, who emigrated to Boston from Bantry, Co Cork in 1956, was left in tears after she received a letter from Attleboro City Council telling her that her house could be taken away from her because she owed one cent on her bill.
I was contacted by both the Bahrainis and they told me they kidnapped a man because he owed one of their friend's money," he said in his statement.
We got lucky on a decision, but after last week's decisions at West Brom we were owed one
The jockey who probably feels owed one by the Derby is Richard Quinn.
The 28-year-old victim, who owed one of the gang pounds 40,000, was treated for a broken nose, burns and cuts and bruises.
No one has the right to a widescreen TV, but so many of us think we are owed one.
Before the start of this season I believed that he deserved another season, that he was owed one more for what he has given the club.
Monthly-paid staff are believed to be owed three weeks' wages while weekly staff are owed one week's pay.
I still feel am owed one," said Coulthard of the two-race deal with Hakkinen that `guarantees' that whoever gets to the opening corner first will win the race.