owe (someone) one

Definition of owe (someone) one

used to say that someone should help or give something to another person in return for help given
  • Thanks for your help. I owe you one.
  • You owe your sister one after all she has done for you.

Word by Word Definitions

owe play
  1. : possess, own

  2. : to have or bear (an emotion or attitude) to someone or something

  3. : to be under obligation to pay or repay in return for something received : be indebted in the sum of

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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