Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Owe"

The meaning of "Owe" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I owe you.?
A: It's used to suggest a person is indebted to another person.

For example: "Thank you for watching my kids, I owe you."

Typically, it implies an action of similar value will be performed at a later time.

For example: "Thank you for buying lunch, I owe you." means "Thank you for buying lunch, I will buy you lunch in the future."
Q: O que significa owes?
A: some sort of debt to someone

He owes me money.
or
Justin Bieber owes his fans a debt of gratitude for all his fame.

or let’s say you are the best of the best in power lifting simeone asks you:
Do you know how to lift wieights?
You say, «  Hey baby I own it! »
Q: O que significa ما معنى كلمة (you owe me?
A: @alasd5230
this means you want/need to do a favor for the other person in the future
Q: O que significa I owe you?
A: You have given or done something for them, and they feel like they need to give or do something for you in return.

"Could you lend me money?"
"Sure, here you go."
"Thanks, I owe you."
Q: O que significa owe?
A: Te debo una disculpa = I owe you an apology

It's like when you are in debt to somebody and need to give them something?

Example sentences using "Owe"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com owe.
A: I owe you one! (one == a favour)

How much do you owe the bank?

Hope that helps.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com owe.
A: You owe me money.
I owe you a favor.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com owe.
A: He owes me money.
I owe him a present.
Since they saved me from an earthquake, I owe them my life.
You owe me an explanation.
You owe me nothing.
I think you owe me an apology.
I owe you a favor because you did what I asked last time.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com owe.
A: I owe you some example sentences.
Tom owes me a sandwich.
I don't like owing people favors.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com owe.
A: Owe means being in debt, to be obligated to repay. It can also be used figuratively.

—I owe him five dollars.
I have borrowed five dollars from him, now I have to give them back. In the meantime, I owe them to him, I'm in debt.

—I owe you my life.
Somebody might have done something really important for me, and I feel the need to repay them with the greatest thing that I have, figuratively- my life.

—Do you still owe for that house?
Are you still in debt for that house?

Synonyms of "Owe" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre I owe you one. e I'm in your debt. ?
A: I owe you one = casual
I’m in your debt = a little more serious/formal, but can be used in a humorous way to joke

My friend gave me a ride! I owe her one.

My friend saved my life! I am in her debt.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre owe e must ?
A: I owe him $5, I must pay him tomorrow.

I owe her a favor, I must help her tomorrow.

Generalmente:

Owe lleva un sustantivo
Must lleva un verbo.

Owe significa tener una deuda
Must significa deber
Q: Qual é a diferença entre owe e duty ?
A: owe is for things.

duty is for an action.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre owing to e given ?
A: owe means you have done something for the person and the person repays you. given means it is out of their own freewill.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre owing to e because of ?
A: No difference as far as I know. Because of is more common.

Translations of "Owe"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? own, owe
A: You need more of an N sound on "own". Your owe is good. You start with the "owe" sound, then transition the sound to your nose.
"own"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I owe what I am now to you.
We owe what we are now to you.
どちらも正しいですか?
A: 両方が正しい

I owe... = 私自身について
We owe... = 私たちについて
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I owe you one
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? owe
A: /əʊ/

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Other questions about "Owe"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar i owe it all to you.
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Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar I owe you.
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Q: I owe him for his helping. soa natural?
A: I owe him for his help
Q: "I owe you." means "Thank you"?
Or it sounds like "I am angry about you because this caused by you"?
A: It's closer to "thank you".
Literally it means "you did me a favour, so now I owe you a favour".
Basically it's just an expression of appreciation.
Q: I owe you a million! soa natural?
A: I'm assuming it's a way of saying thanks, but it could be confused to mean you literally owe the person a million dollars (or yen, or whatever currency). I mean, no one is likely to believe you actually owe someone that much money, but I'd still just stick to, "I owe you." I've heard, "Thanks a million," though.

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