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I owe you one!

This page is about the idiom I owe you one!



You can say "I owe you one!" when someone has done something for you and you'd be happy to return the favour one day.

For example

  • Thanks for helping me out, Bob. I owe you one!

  • "I owe you one!" said Malik after I'd told him to sell his shares just before the market collapsed.

Quick Quiz

Johnny was very grateful and said "Man, I really owe you one!" after I'd

a. saved his drowning son

b. passed him the salt

c. opened the door for him

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Contributor: Matt Errey