Übersetzung von “owe” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitiveowe //
to be required to pay back money you have borrowed

I owe you $20 for the ticket.
Je te dois 20 $ pour le billet.

They haven't paid back the money they owe.
Ils n'ont pas remboursé l'argent qu'ils doivent.
to feel grateful to sb, because they have helped you

I owe my parents so much for all the help they gave me.
Je dois tellement à mes parents pour toute l'aide qu'ils m'ont apportée.
to have a duty to do sth for sb

You owe her an apology.
Tu lui dois des excuses.

We owe it to the rest of the staff to try to make the business work.
Nous devons au reste du personnel d'essayer de faire marcher l'affaire.

(Übersetzung von “owe” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /əu/

to be in debt to

I owe (him) $10.
owing adjective

still to be paid

There is some money still owing (to us).
owing to

because of

en raison de
Owing to the snow, the football has been cancelled.
owing to is used to mean ‘because of’: The shop is closed owing to (not due to ) the manager’s illness. due to is used to mean ‘caused by’: The accident was believed to be due to his negligence.

(Übersetzung von “owe” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)