Translation of debt in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (indebtedness) I'm $200 in debtdebo 200 dólaresI'm hopelessly in debt
tengo deudas por 200 dólaresestoy agobiado de deudasI'm in debt to my father for $2,000le debo 2.000 dólares a mi padreto be in somebody's debt o in debt to somebody [formal]estarle en deuda a alguienthis nation is forever in their debt o in debt to them
estar en deuda con alguienesta nación les estará siempre en deuda or estará siempre en deuda con ellosto get o run into debtendeudarseto get/be out of debt
llenarse or cargarse de deudassalir de/no tener deudasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 countable (money owing) foreign debt a debt of honor
- After the divorce was granted, Rene discovered there would be no money as her husband was heavily in debt.
- Although the man did owe small sums of money, there is no evidence to suggest that he was heavily in debt.
- He wanted to know why the trust was so severely in debt, despite receiving record funding from the government.
una deuda de honorto run up debtscontraer deudasto repay a debt
- All owe her a huge debt of gratitude for her many years of dedicated service to the Church.
- Council chairman Alex Carder said the volunteers were owed a debt of gratitude by the rest of the community.
- I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those past winners who have truly inspired me.
endeudarsepagar or saldar una deudaI owe you a debt I can never repaysiempre estaré en deuda contigoExample sentences
- Samantha Leigh, mitigating, said he had taken the money to pay gambling debts.
- Garda sources believe the gangs may have been desperate to raise money to pay off debts.
- If you are earning money and have big debts it may not be worth over committing yourself in savings.
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