Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1to be beholden to sb (for sth) — estar en deuda con algn (por algo)
- They are keeping the poorer nations exactly where they want them: beholden to their patrons.
- Equipment vendors are often beholden to investors that expect a return on investment.
- They're going to be beholden to folks who are paying for their travel.
- As soldiers, they are beholden to the policies and representatives and executives and judges voted in by the rest of us.
- They're also looking for people, a leadership that aren't going to be beholden to special interests.
- If a person is beholden to the leadership, he owes something.
- Tactically, however, he is extremely flexible and is beholden to no particular system, encouraging simple, open football.
- A lot of candidates that you would describe as liberal are beholden to a lot of special interests in order to get elected.
- You'll quickly find out just how beholden he is to his beliefs.
- Even the seemingly goodhearted politicians are irrevocably beholden to their big buck backers.
- Those city councils are beholden to the police and fire unions.
- In contrast, an actor has no vested interests, and isn't particularly beholden to any special interest group.
- Our government is a closed system of two political parties, both beholden to corporate interests.
- It's a nice feeling to know that you're not beholden to anything.
- I have been in business for thirty years, I've always paid my own way, I am beholden to no-one.
- They think that we can't do it because we are so beholden to the special interests.
- It is beholden to society to protect the innocent and the vulnerable.
- Credit union members knew each other personally and were beholden to each other.
- The idea is that there is a culture out there to which you're beholden.
- He also acknowledges that the industry is now beholden to the regulator.