owe to (1)
Meaning: If you owe something to someone, you feel that you only have it because of the person's help or support.
- owe sth to sb/sth The band said they owed their success to their producer and manager.
- owe sth to sb/sth In his acceptance speech, Tiger said he owed everything to his parents.
The team's coach said they owed their victory to the club's owners. Without their support, they