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indebted
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David Copperfield
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  • She gave my mother such a turn, that I have always been convinced I am indebted to Miss Betsey for having been born on a Friday.
  • He seemed to consider himself hardly less indebted to me, than to Mr. Micawber; which I consider (as I told him) quite a compliment.’
  • Little Mr. Chillip the Doctor, to whose good offices I was indebted in the very first chapter of this history, sat reading a newspaper in the shadow of an opposite corner.
  • ’I propose,’ said Mr. Micawber, ’Bills — a convenience to the mercantile world, for which, I believe, we are originally indebted to the Jews, who appear to me to have had a devilish deal too much to do with them ever since — because they are negotiable.
  • We parted with great heartiness on both sides; and when I had seen Traddles to his own door, and was going home alone, I thought, among the other odd and contradictory things I mused upon, that, slippery as Mr. Micawber was, I was probably indebted to some compassionate recollection he retained of me as his boy-lodger, for never having been asked by him for money.

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  • I am indebted to you for your hospitality.
  • I am indebted to researchers who laid the foundation for my work.

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