owe (someone) one

Definition of owe (someone) one

  1. —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

  1. :  possess, own

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

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

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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