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Need to do something to protect one's own interests.‘you owe it to yourself to take care of your body’
- ‘The ‘Personal Information Economy’ is fast becoming a reality, and we owe it to ourselves to protect it as best we can.’
- ‘We owe it to ourselves and future generations to stick with that proven path to success.’
- ‘You owe it to yourself and everyone who loves you.’
- ‘However, hopeless though our problems may seem, we owe it to ourselves to at least attempt to create the kind of history that we want to see.’
- ‘Any commentator owes it to themselves to at the very least to read this book.’
- ‘You owe it to yourself and to thousands of other people whose lives could be saved.’
- ‘We owe it to ourselves and to future generations to make the best of it.’
- ‘And Alberta owes it to itself, to its future citizens, and to like-minded people in the rest of the country to save itself.’
- ‘And we darn sure pay the price. We owe it to ourselves and everything we hold dear to see past the propaganda.’
- ‘Anyone unfamiliar with those horrific events owes it to himself or herself to find out more.’
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