owe an explanation
This page is about the collocation owe an explanation
collocation pattern: verb + noun
If you think someone owes you an explanation, you think they should explain why they did something that badly affected you.
- Don't you think you owe us an explanation for what you did?
- We think the company owes us a better explanation than "it was an error" for overcharging us!
Usually used after something unexpected or harmful has been done to somebody.
If someone owes you an explanation, they should
Contributor: Matt Errey