owe it to

idiom

Definition of owe it to

: to have a duty to (someone to do something) We owe it to the veterans to build a memorial.

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“Owe it to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/owe%20it%20to. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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