German translation of 'owing'
⇒ the amount owing on the house
die Schulden, die auf dem Haus liegen
⇒ how much is still owing?
wie viel steht noch aus?
- owing to
wegen +gen (or inf) +dat,
⇒ owing to the circumstances
⇒ owing to his being foreign
weil er Ausländer ist
Example Sentences Including 'owing'
Most of her white silk dress stayed on the throne owing to the wet paint.TICKLED PINK (2002)
They're our own home-grown breed of Catholics, loyal to the Church of England and owing no allegiance to the Pope.Ultimate Prizes
We took on a client that went under owing us a lot of money.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Trends of 'owing'
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schulden (sb sth, sth to sb jdm etw)
⇒ how much do I owe you?(in shop etc)
was bin ich schuldig?
- obedience, loyalty, allegiance
schulden (to sb jdm)
- (= be under an obligation for)
verdanken (sth to sb jdm etw)
⇒ I owe my life to him
ich verdanke ihm mein Leben
⇒ to what do I owe the honour (British) or honor (USof your visit? , ironic)
und was verschafft mir die Ehre Ihres Besuches?
⇒ you owe it to yourself to keep fit
du bist es dir schuldig, fit zu bleiben
⇒ I think you owe me an explanation
ich glaube, du bist mir eine Erklärung schuldig
- to owe sb for sth
jdm Geld für etw schulden
⇒ I still owe him for the meal
ich muss ihm das Essen noch bezahlen
Example Sentences Including 'owe'
I especially owe you two for your very generous hospitality over many months.Stone City
We owe it to our colleagues back home who are depending on us to complete our part of the operation successfully.Code Breaker
`Speaking of debts," Bauman said, `I owe some money to Tiger.Stone City
Translation of owing from the Collins English to German Dictionary