Translation of debt in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (indebtedness) I'm $200 in debtI'm hopelessly in debtdebo 200 dólarestengo deudas por 200 dólaresI'm in debt to my father for $2,000estoy agobiado de deudasto be in somebody's debt o in debt to somebody [formal]le debo 2.000 dólares a mi padrethis nation is forever in their debt o in debt to themestarle en deuda a alguienestar en deuda con alguiento get o run into debtesta nación les estará siempre en deuda or estará siempre en deuda con ellosto get/be out of debtendeudarsellenarse 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.
to run up debtsuna deuda de honorto repay a debtcontraer deudasendeudarseI owe you a debt I can never repaypagar or saldar una deudasiempre estaré en deuda contigoExample sentences
- 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.
- 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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