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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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I've forgotten exactly how much I owe one former and always-confident racecourse executive - can Mark Kershaw please let me know and where to send his cheque?
However, I owe one last thank you to Rosalind Greenup and the team at Communities First for not only inviting me to visit you, but also for the fantastic firework display on Bonfire Night in Tremorfa Park, the Christmas tea dance and the weekend's Christmas fair and children's party in Splott.
Wilson has been in Switzerland scouting new players for next season, but will be ready come face-off to take on Cardiff ( a side who the Canadian feels his troops owe one to.
to a responsibility that the individual and society owe one another.
That's the debt of gratitude Celtic owe one man and the plc board have to be credited with letting Henrik run down his contract when they might have tested his value on the transfer market.
And on the subject of apologies, I owe one to all residents of Liverpool who may have been offended by remarks I made about my recent trip to their fair city for the National meeting.
For the Blue & Blacks feel they owe one group of people a big result as a means of saying thank you for their commitment - the club's fans.
I owe one of my Scottish championship medals to similar circumstances.
Jim certainly toughened me up a bit - and I owe one of my caps to him.
It seems that Chelsea owe one to tearful Mamma Zola for the love and strength she gave her son in the build-up to Sunday's big game.
It seems that Chelsea owe one to tearful mama Zola for the love and strength she gave her son in the build up to Sunday's big game.