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English definition of “I owe you (one)”

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I owe you (one)

informal
said to thank someone for helping you and as a way of saying that you will do something for them in the future: Thanks for the help, Bill - I owe you one.
Translations of “I owe you (one)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 我欠你一份情, 我會報答你的這份情…
in Chinese (Simplified) 我欠你一份情, 我会报答你的这份情…
(Definition of I owe you (one) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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