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  1. blouen's Avatar
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    You have me in your...

    When someone did something good to you, you say... "You have me in your debt."


    Is this right? If so, what are other ways of saying this?

    If not? What could I say?

    Also, please tell me the exact meaning of this.

    Thanks!!!

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    #2

    Re: You have me in your...

    Hi blouen,
    It sound so formal - like a novel from another century.

    "Thanks so much - I owe you one!"

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    #3

    Re: You have me in your...

    Dear Blouen:
    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    When someone did something good to you, you say... "You have me in your debt."


    Is this right? If so, what are other ways of saying this?

    If not? What could I say?

    Also, please tell me the exact meaning of this.

    Thanks!!!
    You have me in your debt means, 'You have done something for me (a favor, given some good advice, etc.) and I have not yet repaid your kindness, generosity, etc.'

    Other ways of saying this are:
    "I am in your debt." (formal)
    "I am obliged to you (for your kindness, etc.)." This is also somewhat formal.
    As Barb_D said, "I owe you one." (informal)
    "How can I ever repay your kindness?" (dramatic)

    I hope this is helpful,

    Petra

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    #4

    Re: You have me in your...

    I am indebted to you. (formal)

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    #5

    Re: You have me in your...

    Thank you very much guys!!! I owe you one!

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    #6

    Re: You have me in your...

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Thank you very much guys!!! I owe you one!
    When are you going to pay us, blouen????

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    #7

    Re: You have me in your...

    I still don't know. What can I do to repay you, Amigos?

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