owe to (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb owe to (2)
If something happens owing to something else, it happens as a result of it.
- owe sth to sth We owe the fall in our sales to a general drop in consumer spending.
- owing to sth/sb We're short of stock at the moment owing to an unexpected increase in sales recently.
Often used in the continuous form "owing to".
The tennis tournament was cancelled owing to the
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