Definition of owe someone one in English:

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owe someone one

informal Feel indebted to someone for a favor done: thanks, I owe you one for this
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  • Thanks, I owe you one, here let me buy you a drink
  • ‘He owes me one,’ said the Scot, who had to pick up Beckford at dawn at the airport after the Jamaican had missed his flight the night before.
  • Maybe he thought he owed us one from the previous year.
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