owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to

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Definition of 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.

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“Owe a debt of gratitude/thanks to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/owe%20a%20debt%20of%20gratitude%2Fthanks%20to. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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