owe a debt of thanks to

owe a debt of thanks to
owe a debt of thanks to — see debt
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Main Entry:thanks

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  • owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to someone — see ↑debt • • • Main Entry: ↑owe …   Useful english dictionary

  • owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to — to have a good reason to be very grateful to (someone) The whole town owes a debt of gratitude to the people who organized the parade. • • • Main Entry: ↑debt …   Useful english dictionary

  • debt — [[t]de̱t[/t]] ♦♦ debts 1) N VAR A debt is a sum of money that you owe someone. → See also bad debt Three years later, he is still paying off his debts... Shrinking economies mean falling tax revenues and more government debt. ...reducing the… …   English dictionary

  • thanks — noun 1. an acknowledgment of appreciation (Freq. 7) • Hypernyms: ↑acknowledgment, ↑acknowledgement • Hyponyms: ↑appreciation, ↑thank you, ↑bow, ↑curtain call …   Useful english dictionary

  • debt — W2S2 [det] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: dette, from Latin debitum, from debere to owe ] 1.) a sum of money that a person or organization owes debt of ▪ This over ambitious strategy has saddled them with debts of around $3,000,000.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • owe — W3S2 [əu US ou] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(money)¦ 2¦(something done/given)¦ 3 owe somebody an explanation/apology 4¦(help to achieve something)¦ 5¦(good effect)¦ 6 owe it to somebody to do something 7 owe it to yourself to do something 8 owe… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • owe — verb (T) 1 MONEY to have to pay someone for something that they have done for you or sold to you, or to have to give someone back money that they have lent you: owe sb sth: I owe my brother $50. | owe sb for sth: We still owe the garage for those …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • owe — 01. He [owes] his success in large part to the hard work of his employees. 02. We still [owe] about $20,000 on our house. 03. I m sorry, I can t loan you any more money; you already [owe] me about 50 bucks. 04. I [owe] my life to my neighbor, who …   Grammatical examples in English

  • owe — v.tr. 1 a be under obligation (to a person etc.) to pay or repay (money etc.) (we owe you five pounds; owe more than I can pay). b (absol., usu. foll. by for) be in debt (still owe for my car). 2 (often foll. by to) render (gratitude etc., a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • owe — verb Owe is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑world Owe is used with these nouns as the object: ↑allegiance, ↑apology, ↑arrears, ↑bank, ↑debt, ↑deference, ↑duty, ↑existence, ↑explanation, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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