Usage examples for owed

  1. He pretended that he wanted to frighten a man who owed him some money. – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  2. Well, they owed him an apology, too. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  3. Miss Hart said she was Mr. White, and the two children were Mr. Brown and Mr. Green, who each owed her the same sum of money. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  4. Isn't he a great, fat, self- satisfied creature, and doesn't he look as if he thought the world owed him a living, and he ought to get it? – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  5. And when the children came I saw that I owed it to you more than ever. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer