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owe

v. to have a legal duty to pay funds to another. However, to owe does not make the amount "payable" if the date for payment has not yet arrived. (See: debt, due, payable)

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We were unable to contact Kash's Off Licence in Spennymoor, County Durham, which owed one member of staff PS3,445.88.
"The (two main) suspects confessed to the charges and said the victim owed one of them commission for helping him rent an apartment," Mr Al Maliki said in a statement yesterday.
"Mistakes happen when you're a small business - you have to multi-task and mistakes can happen." Another firm named was Safe Night Security Ltd in Sunderland which the report said owed one worker PS156.
So this is my public declaration that being trapped in the Hotel QE meant I dropped the parenting ball this year and Mr B is well and truly owed one. Although I just had a dozen texts from church after they showed a "kids talk video" where by my youngest declared to the hundreds gathered that he loves his daddy because he "makes mummy jump on him".
I thought we had been beaten on the bob, but we were owed one.
He said: "After getting beat by a nose on Friday and a short head on Saturday I think we were owed one.
I was able to put out about as strong a side as we could, and the boys were all looking forward to the clash, particularly given it was against Hull Ionians, who we felt we owed one after they humbled us at their place earlier in the season.
"For Roger Johnson we only paid one half of the fee (up front), for Scott Dann we only paid one half of the fee, for James McFadden we still owed one half of the fee.
"The intention here wasn't to kidnap him with criminal intent, but to take back the money he owed one of the men," argued attorney Fatima Al Hawaj.
Munster really needed to produce ahead of Friday's game, and returning skipper Paul O'Connell admitted that the players felt they owed one to the fans after two shock defeats to Ulster and Connacht.
We got lucky on a decision, but after last week's decisions at West Brom we were owed one
Bankruptcy Court filings in Eugene that they are owed one week of severance for each year worked.